HOST Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Roundup, December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017
The latest in our regular roundups of healthy eating and physical activity news from HOST members and others.
- Salud America (@SaludAmerica) is hosting a Tweetchat on “Framing the Problem of Junk Food Marketing to Latinos,” Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, 1-2 p.m. ET. Follow the hashtag #SaludTues to join in and learn: why targeting marketing of junk food to Latino kids matters; messaging and communication tips to frame the problem of targeted junk food marketing; and policy and systems changes to help solve the problem. The event is co-hosted by Berkeley Media Studies Group (@BMSG) and UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity (@UConnRuddCenter)
Tips and Successes
- Leslie Robb, the physical education teacher at Union High School in Washington, explains on the Active Living Research blog how physical activity helped her school be named to the 2017 list of America’s Healthiest Schools by Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
- In a guest post on Afterschool Alliance's blog, Daniel Hatcher, director of community partnerships at Alliance for a Healthier Generation, shares three ways afterschool leaders can share their voice for healthy school meals.
- The American Heart Association offers "5 Steps to Loving Exercise ... Or At Least Not Hating It."