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Whole Grains Summit 2012: 300 Global Leaders Pledge Action to Improve Public Health with Whole Grains
300 global leaders from health and food industry sectors met to work together towards the common goal of bringing business goals into alignment with public health goals at the Whole Grains Summit, held in Minneapolis, Minnesota from Saturday, May 19th to Tuesday, May 22nd. During the closing keynote session, Assistant Surgeon General Dr. James Galloway called participants to make change now, stating “The choices we make are shaped by the choices we have. It is critical that all sectors and stakeholders work together to create a healthy food environment.” The Summit was organized by the Grains for Health Foundation with support from an international panel of experts in grain science, food technology and public health to develop global solutions that allow easier access to healthy grain-based foods by consumers....more
Whole Grains' Dancing Debut: Students Get Flashy For The 1st National Whole Grains Sampling Day
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (Wednesday, April 4, 2012) – In effort to raise awareness about whole grains, the Grains for Health Foundation of St. Louis Park, MN coordinated a flash mob in front of Coffman Memorial Union on the University of Minnesota’s campus over the lunch hour. Food science & nutrition student volunteers grabbed the attention of University of Minnesota students and staff with loud music and flashy dancing to the tune of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota’s “Do-Groove” song.
Public Health Officials: It's Time to Transform School Lunches June Meeting to Propose Broad Changes to Help Fight Childhood Obesity
More than a generation ago, the number of overweight and obese children in the United States began to spike dramatically. Now, after 30 years of monitoring the epidemic, the numbers have yet to go down......more
Are You Fat? It's Not Your Fault Why Today's Dietary Guidelines Are Not the Answer
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (Monday, January 31, 2011) – Today’s announcement in Washington, D.C., to unveil the revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans will probably generate some optimism in the nation’s war against obesity, but it is certain to be short-lived......more
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