How Junk Food Can End Obesity - The Atlantic

Food Environment Research

Published: June 19, 2013

Demonizing processed food may be dooming many to obesity and disease. Could embracing the drive-thru make us all healthier?

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AMA Declares Obesity a Disease

Policy & Advocacy

Published: June 19, 2013

AMA classifies obesity as a disease and says sitting is dangerous.        

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Food stamp cuts key to farm bill's fate in House - AP

Food Environment Research Policy & Advocacy

Published: June 19, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) House passage of a massive farm bill could turn on the level of food stamp cuts as key backers scrambled Wednesday to secure support for the five-year, half-trillion dollar measure.

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Park Service Unveiling New Healthy Food Standards at Mall Event

Food Environment Research Policy & Advocacy

Published: June 05, 2013

The National Park Service is introducing new food standards Wednesday that will eventually require parks across the country to offer healthy food options to their millions of annual visitors.

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US Fast Food Chains 'Failing' Healthier Menu Test

Food Environment Research Policy & Advocacy

Published: June 04, 2013

Fast food restaurants in the US have failed to raise the nutritional value of their dishes in 14 years, in spite of pledges to offer healthy choices, according to a new study.

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