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Fun With Fruits and Veggies on Flathead Reservation

November 2014

IN THIS ISSUE: As we’ve mentioned in previous articles, diabetes and obesity are major problems in Native American communities. In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we’re featuring several of our very own PreventObesity.net Leaders who are working to help Native American children become healthier.

We recently heard from a PreventObesity.net Leader who is in her first year of a program called FoodCorps―a “nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders who connect kids to real food and help them grow up healthy.” Olivia DeJohn works with two school districts on the Flathead Reservation in western Montana. Read more about Olivia and her work here

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TIME for Kids Seeks Input on Sugary Drink Taxes

11/13/2014

IN THIS ISSUE: This week, over 3 million kids will read about the Berkeley soda tax in TIME for Kids and be asked to give their opinion in a poll on whether sugary drinks shoul

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Sweeter Summer Blog Series: An Interview with Mark Scherzer

08/28/2014

The final blog post in our #SweeterSummer blog series comes from PreventObesity.net Leader Mark Scherzer.

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