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28 09, 2012

You Can Lead a Horse to Water But…

By |2012-09-28T18:11:36-04:00September 28th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on You Can Lead a Horse to Water But…

The new school lunch regulations have been reported this week as a "fix" for the poor eating habits of our children, but will it work? I'm a fan of the school lunch program, and feel it serves two purposes: 1) To provide a balanced meal (adequate in calories, [...]

14 05, 2012

Eliminating Food Deserts – Providing the Cart without the Horse?

By |2012-05-14T14:09:02-04:00May 14th, 2012|Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Eliminating Food Deserts – Providing the Cart without the Horse?

Recent studies published in the journals of Social Science and Medicine and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that building more supermarkets in "food desert" areas (poor urban communities) is an ineffective response to the epidemic of childhood obesity.  While I agree that access to food is [...]