Hundreds of kids enjoying their summer vacation showed up in Pittsburg Friday for an event that promoted exercise and good nutrition and to target childhood obesity.
Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.
Researchers say they can predict a newborn baby’s odds of becoming an obese child using a simple new calculation.
Richmond is trying to become the first city in the country to impose a so-called “soda tax.”
An extreme sports competition that gets underway in San Francisco Civic Center Thursday has drawn sharp criticism, but not because of the 250 truck loads of dirt piled outside City Hall.
A group backed by the beverage industry is spending millions of dollars to defeat a soda tax measure on the Nov. 6 ballot in Richmond.
New research reports a link between the bisphenol A (BPA) chemical used in many types of food packaging and childhood obesity. The study found the link existed regardless of how many calories kids were taking in through their diets.
Medical professionals, educators and parents have all been sounding the alarm about the skyrocketing problem of childhood obesity. Teaching kids about eating right is important – and can be challenging in any environment – but it’s an especially welcome lesson this summer at the Nevin Community Center in Richmond’s rough Iron Triangle neighborhood.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering legislation relaxing restrictions on food trucks near city schools.
An assemblyman concerned about childhood obesity introduced a bill that would prohibit food trucks from operating within 1,500 feet of elementary and secondary schools.