by Anupama Joshi, executive director and cofounder of the National Farm to School Network While politicians in Washington debate implementation of school nutrition standards, the next generation's leaders are sitting in a school cafeteria deciding whether or not broccoli salad is "gross." In both cases, the stakes are high. A 2012 study by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson … [Read more...] about Kid Can Make Healthy Food Choices: Education Is Key
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SANTA CRUZ -- Angela Madsen has shown no fear in the days approaching her impending solo row across the Pacific. When it comes to the dangers of the 2,300-mile trip scheduled to begin Saturday from the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor and end about 80 days later in Hawaii, she recounts them like she's reading off her grocery list. "Big storms, so the boat gets passed around -- it's designed to be … [Read more...] about Angela Madsen, Paraplegic Veteran, To Embark On Solo Row From Santa Cruz To Hawaii
Paralympian Angela Madsen and Tara Remington will be on a 50-60 day rowing trip from California to Hawaii (Aprox 2,560 miles). They will be leaving out of Long Beach Pete Archer Rowing Center. This is a difficult task for a wonderful cause! Please support our RSG! Olympian! The link is listed below! Angela MadsenDestinationHawaii-PR_May15 … [Read more...] about RSG! Paralympian rows from CA to Hawaii
Lancer runner dashes past life’s obstacles Philip McCormick and Aubrey Quezada Being good at a sport is tough and being the best at it takes a lot of talent. Not only is Lancer runner Breanna Clark one of the best in Southern California at what she does, but she also has to overcome an obstacle not many other runners have to take on; autism. Clark has no problem blowing by the competition and … [Read more...] about RSG Olympian Daughter; Lancer runner dashes past life’s obstacles
By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Over a lifetime, direct medical costs for an obese 10-year-old will be nearly $20,000 higher than those of slimmer peers, according to new research. That translates to a whopping $14 billion in additional direct U.S. medical costs over a lifetime for today's obese 10-year-olds, according to the study. And, those costs … [Read more...] about Childhood obesity adds nearly $20k to lifetime medical costs