Schools are in a constant battle to get more students to walk to school in an effort to improve their overall health.
The state superintendent been lacing up sneakers to spread the word about the benefits of physical activity as he kicks off a healthy-kids initiative in California schools.
Voters in Richmond next year may be casting their votes on a sugary drink tax meant to help combat the city’s growing obesity rate.
San Pablo City Council members heard findings during their meeting Monday night from health authorities highlighting the growing problem of obesity throughout Contra Costa County.
Santa Clara County is trying to educate kids on unhealthy items like sodas and other sugary drinks.
Child obesity is considered a very serious problem by nearly 60 percent of the registered California voters surveyed as part of a Field Poll released Tuesday.
It’s being called an aggressive step in fighting the nation’s childhood obesity epidemic: new federal guidelines that will cut the “junk” out of our school cafeterias.
A federal child nutrition bill, that’s designed to remove greasy foods and sugary drinks from school cafeterias, is expected to help Bay Area school districts in adopting stricter lunch programs.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted today to override Mayor Gavin Newsom’s veto of a city ban on toys being included in fast-food children’s meals that fail to meet health standards.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom planned Friday to veto a city ban on toys being included in fast-food kids’ meals that fail to meet health standards, but the veto will likely be overturned by the Board of Supervisors.