The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County held an all-day event Wednesday to teach children healthy eating and exercising habits.
Runners in Baraboo are making strides to combat childhood obesity.
A study published this month in the journal Pediatrics reveals that children who joined family members regularly for meals were 24 percent more likely to eat healthy foods than children who rarely ate with families.
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One Madison 8-year-old is working hard with the support of her family to make healthy changes in her life.
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05/15/11However one enters the discussion of food systems, sustainable agriculture and Slow Food, inevitably the discussion leads to health and childhood obesity. One of our most glaring failures as a society to come to grips with the flaws in our…
Maybe the pieces are finally starting to come together in the food puzzle
09/28/10It is a testament to the political environment in this country today that we ask support for an imperfect bill on school food policy and resources. If we can't agree on the health and welfare of our kids, to say…
Health kids need healthy school lunches.
As the childhood obesity epidemic surges, there's a push to battle the bulge before children ever have a chance to put on the weight.More than 9 million Americans between the ages of 6 and 19 years old are considered obese,…
For years, health professionals have been looking for effective ways to fight childhood obesity.
Most of us would give ourselves a passing grade, when it comes to how well we eat. But new USDA studies show that most of us are failing -- not only ourselves, but also our kids.