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When it Comes to Marketing, Junk Food Companies Target Kids of Color

The data is staggering: For one in four adolescents of color, maintaining a healthy weight is a daily struggle. More than 25 percent of black or Latino boys aged six to 11 are obese, according to Cent…


Exposed: Cancer-Causing Toxins Found in Air Fresheners

If you have been following my “EXPOSED” blog series you’re familiar with phthalates found in so-called “air-fresheners.” You know then that these toxic ingredients are linked with abnormally-developed…


Bully: The Movie and the Movement

When I was young I was pretty small and scrawny. While the diminutive stature did not harm my social life, nor did it make me the target of those who prey on the small and weak, I did get a brief tast…


Alice Waters on the Edible Schoolyard (Video)

This weekend, chef and food activist Alice Waters rings in 40 years since opening Chez Panisse restaurant and relaunches the Edible Schoolyard Project, her groundbreaking food curriculum and scho…


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