Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Issue Brief on use of branded characters to market to kids

Issue Brief on use of branded characters to market to kids: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has a new Issue Brief on food companies’ use of branded characters to market to kids.  Here’s what it’s talking about: These, RWJ says, work bet…

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Peanuts, peanut butter may hold key to preventing obesity

Peanuts, peanut butter may hold key to preventing obesity: A study conducted by a team of researchers, including those from the University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance, found middle school children at risk for being overweight or obese reduced their Body Mass Index by eating a snack of peanuts, compared to those children who did not.

The Peanut Butter Cure for Obesity? Not Exactly

The Peanut Butter Cure for Obesity? Not Exactly