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Hey Prevent Obesity Leaders: We Just Got Some Amazing News!

July 2014

IN THIS ISSUE: PreventObesity.net Leaders are no strangers to the fight over school meals. This network sent regulators nearly 200,000 comments in support of requiring school meals to align with national dietary guidelines. Those new regulations went into effect in the fall of 2012. Now we have evidence that the students the rules directly impact are pleased with the change.

The first national studies on student opinion of the healthier school meals were released Monday in the journal Childhood Obesity. Read more here

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Movement Unites in Support of Healthy School Meals

July 2014

IN THIS ISSUE: Some of the childhood obesity prevention movement’s strongest advocates are increasing pressure on Congress to protect the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act against a proposed waiver.

We need you to make this a #SweeterSummer!

July 2014

IN THIS ISSUE: Last week, we issued a challenge: Make a pledge to do something in your community that reduces children’s intake of sugary drinks. Already, we are hearing back from dedicated leaders like you around the country.

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Movement Unites in Support of Healthy School Meals

07/17/2014

IN THIS ISSUE: Some of the childhood obesity prevention movement’s strongest advocates are increasing pressure on Congress to protect the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act against a proposed waiver.

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