Tag Archive: nutrition

A Slow Battle for the Young and Overweight

Recently published reports show declines in the rates of obesity among children in both urban metropolises and smaller cities and towns. Though preliminary and confined for the most part to three geographical regions—Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and New York City—the data … Read more

Maybe that’s why they call it ‘seed money.’

National Nutrition Month may be over for this year, but let’s talk about our Kids in the Kitchen program, which is the recipient of a $75,000 award from Kashi as part of The Kashi REAL Project™, an initiative designed … Read more

Is there a food desert near your community?

Maybe. The fact is, millions of Americans live in what the USDA defines as a food desert: a low-income census tract whose residents have low access to a supermarket or large grocery store. (To see where the closest food desert … Read more

What does Kids in the Kitchen have to do with Halloween?

Not much.

KITK programs typically take place in the spring. Halloween, well, you know.

KITK focuses on helping children make healthy choices about food and nutrition. Halloween, well, you know.

KITK is in its sixth straight year at more than … Read more