healthycal: New York City is redirecting traffic in neighborhoods like East Harlem and South Bronx and creating temporary “play streets” with free games, athletic activities, and coaching. These “pop-up playgrounds” give children an opportunity to safely play outside with their friends and get more exercise and activity.
NYC regulations demand that chain restaurants post the calorie content for every item on their menus so that customers can make healthier choices. The idea is that people will order the lower calorie item when given the proper information. But is that true? To answer this, researchers from various NYC and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation [...]
The annual “F as in Fat” report is out. The Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation warn that adult obesity rates are on the rise in 28 US states and declined only in Washington, DC. You can find the full report here. The statistics are alarming. 38 of the 50 states have adult [...]