Major Dukes is a 14-year-old from Greensboro, Georgia. Major served three years on the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Youth Advisory Board—one of the only youth-led advisory groups in the country focused on childhood obesity issues.
When kids are immersed in enjoyable activities, they absorb and retain information more effectively. The Kids Food Festival embodies this philosophy of learning through fun with its weekend full of family-friendly events at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park in New York City. This March 1st and 2nd,families will cook, dance, laugh, and taste their way to making balanced food choices!Read More about Kids Food Festival Helps Teach Balanced Food Choices in New York City
Coronary heart disease, heart failure, and stroke are the top killers of women in America today. This statistic points out the importance of prevention and awareness—women must be able to identify the causes, and symptoms, of heart disease.
For 18 years I helped lead the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) efforts to address one of the costliest and most damaging health epidemics facing our nation: child obesity. One of our key roles at CDC was to rigorously review scientific evidence to develop guidelines on the most effective practices communities could implement to prevent obesity.Read More about Leading The Fight To Reverse The Epidemic Of The Century
Over the past 11 years we've been working to strengthen opportunity for women and girls around the world – from educating young girls on life-long healthy eating habits to providing women business owners in Haiti, Latin America, Africa, and the United States with technical assistance, as well as providing...Read More about A Slideshow Celebrating International Women's Day
Jean Chatzky is award-winning journalist, best-selling author, and the financial editor for NBC’s Today Show. She was the co-captain of Team Healthier Generation for the ING New York City Marathon. Running a marathon has been on my list...Read More about Voices from Team Healthier Generation: Jean Chatzky