The latest in our regular roundups of healthy eating and physical activity news from HOST members and others.
- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is encouraging applicants for its grants on "Improving Student Health and Academic Achievement through Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Management of Chronic Conditions in Schools" to assist in the implementation of and training on the NAA HEPA Standards developed by HOST.
- Voices for Healthy Kids is offering parents a "Junk Food Marketing Toolkit" to help them combat junk food marketing in schools.
- And the Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center highlights a new study that finds child obesity rates are still increasing, and offers some ways to address this.
- BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success) is highlighting the Enfield Public Schools "Healthy Taste Testings" program, a creative opportunity for kids to try new fruits, vegetables, and snacks.