Last month, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy launched a walking initiative called Step It Up to combat chronic disease in America, but health advocates say it’s yet another health campaign that shifts the focus from what we eat to how we exercise.
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A coalition of groups, including the Chicago-based national YMCA, has issued the first-ever comprehensive national nutritonal and physical activity guidelines for camps and after school programs. The standards were issued Tuesday by the Healthy Out-of-School Time Coalition and coordinated by th
As parents, policy makers and educators in Chicago debate such issues as improving teacher quality and lengthening public school days, another battle has been brewing over what’s on students’ cafeteria plates.Those battles have included debates over implementing a new free breakfast in the classroom