Childhood Obesity

What's New

January 20, 2015
Today, a panel of national experts released a set of recommendations for responsible food marketing to children, as well as model definitions for food marketing practices directed at kids.A body of compelling evidence shows the marketing of high-calorie and nutrition-poor foods to children and adolescents increases their risk of unhealthy weight...
December 8, 2014
Increasingly, Americans are demanding more information about what they eat and drink. A 2012 Associated Press poll found that 79 percent of respondents thought that lack of information about what is in food contributes to high rates of overweight and obesity. In the same poll, 83 percent of respondents favored government policies that provide the...