Category: Obesity

  • “When I was youngun I used to walk 10 miles to school!”

    When I was a kid, my brother and I did walk miles in order to get to school. My mother didn’t have a car. I’m still walking to this day..carrying on my mother’s tradition of not driving..33 years and counting! Anyway.. According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention, 30 years ago “nearly 90% of […]

  • San Francisco to ban toys in Happy Meals..wha??

    Heard on the radio this morning that San Francisco is moving to ban placement of toys in unhealthy Happy Meals from McDonald’s. Here is the MSNBC article. As someone who works for an organization to reduce childhood obesity– this is GREAT NEWS. California is always the leader in progressive ideas that concerns our health and […]

  • Eating on a budget

    I just read an article on The Root from The Recession Diaries about how the recession is affecting people’s food shopping habits. As light-hearted as the blogger’s comments are, Food Access is a serious issue. There are some things that must be considered when taking into account how people buy food and make food choices: […]