The Top 5 Worst Kids’ Lunch Foods

May 30th, 2013

Whether it’s the ingredients, labeling, or nutritional value, learn why each of the popular kids’ foods listed below actually cause more harm than help in fighting childhood obesity.

Fitness Is Fleeting (Or, It’s A Cruel, Cruel Summer)

May 28th, 2013

When Dr. Thom McKenzie and I were finished presenting “It was 20 Years Ago Today” (full video below) at AAHPERD this year, we fielded a number of good questions from audience members.  One was regarding research questions that remain unanswered.  In response, I mentioned that when we did the original SPARK study, we were able […]

Urgent Action Needed from Texas School Health Advocates

May 17th, 2013

From Marissa Rathbone, Director of Policy and Programs, ACTIVE Life Dear Texas School Health Advocates, We need you! (And just for a few minutes…) House Bill 1018, designed to propel the work of School Health Advisory Councils (SHAC) throughout the state, has been recommended for referral to the Senate Local and Consent (having made it […]