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Archive for November 2016

November 1, 2016

New Rudd Center Research: Baby Food FACTS

Baby Food FACTS, a new report released by the UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, examines the nutritional content of food and drink products marketed to parents for … More

November 8, 2016

WHO Report on Tackling Food Marketing to Children in a Digital World

This publication by The World Heath Organization Regional Office for Europe provides up-to-date information on the marketing of foods and beverages to children and the changes that have occurred in … More

November 8, 2016

CDC releases first-ever Early Care and Education (ECE) State Indicator Report

The CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity has released the 2016 Early Care and Education (ECE) State Indicator Report. This report provides information about state efforts to address … More

November 18, 2016

Local School Wellness Policy Toolkit Available from USDA

New resources are now available to help school districts engage parents and school staff in Local School Wellness Policy efforts. The USDA Food and Nutrition Service’s Team Nutrition initiative has developed … More

November 17, 2016

CDC Reports Drop in Obesity Among Children in the WIC Program

New data from the CDC show that obesity among low-income children (ages 2-4 years) enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) decreased from 15.9% … More