HOST Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Roundup

July 7, 2020

appleThe latest in our regular roundups of healthy eating and physical activity news from HOST members and others.

  • The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation reports on research that suggests obesity leads to greater risk of becoming severely ill from diseases such as COVID-19. One of the many ways to address this is by strengthening the food support system and increasing funding for school foods.
  • Spending on sugary drink TV advertising aimed at black and Latino youth is up, according to a new report from the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, says Salud America. The report notes that sugary drinks are a leading contributor to tooth decay and unhealthy weight gain in both adults and children.
  • Action for Healthy Kids suggests "Ways to Prevent Summer Physical Activity Loss."
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