Will the Partnership for a Healthier America Mark the Turning Point for Childhood Obesity?

Will the Partnership for a Healthier America Mark the Turning Point for Childhood Obesity?

We’re in Washington DC for the inaugural Partnership for a Healthier America Summit (PHA). The Partnership is a shoot-off of the First Lady’s Let’ Move campaign and is attempting to achieve what no other group has done so far – eradicate childhood obesity. … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama’s War on Food Deserts

Michelle Obama’s War on Food Deserts

Earlier this week, the first lady was joined by a band of grocery retailers and the Partnership for a Healthier America in announcing a bold new move to reduce food deserts in America. Details: 1. The program will be bringing … Continue reading

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Fresh Farmacy Food

Fresh Farmacy Food

Here’s an interesting move in food retail. Walgreen’s pharmacy will start selling fresh produce, as well as freshly prepared food, in 15 locations in the San Francisco Bay area. This is just a tiny fraction of its stores across the … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: More Food, Everywhere

Coming Soon: More Food, Everywhere

AS if we don’t have enough opportunities to buy and eat food during the day. Now retailers that never sold food, are devoting entire sections to edible groceries. Reflecting a major shift in the way Americans shop for food, retailers … Continue reading

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At Risk For Diabetes? Let Oprah and Walgreens Help You…

At Risk For Diabetes? Let Oprah and Walgreens Help You…

Today’s episode of Oprah is dedicated to type 2 diabetes. Over 24 million Americans are suffering from diabetes and a staggering 1.6 million are added every year. million of us are “pre-diabetic”, meaning we are on our way to fall … Continue reading

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Walgreens – Coupon for Sugary Meal adjacent to Diabetes Center Link

Walgreens – Coupon for Sugary Meal adjacent to Diabetes Center Link

Here’s irony for you. Walgreens’ coupon of the week is for a $10 ENTIRE MEAL (complete junk food meal). On the same web page is  a link to their DIABETES center. The meal includes a Digiorno pizza, a 12 pack … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Recalls – Melamine in Chocolate, Undeclared Milk in Seasoning

Saturday Night Recalls – Melamine in Chocolate, Undeclared Milk in Seasoning

Walgreens is recalling 173 teddy bears with chocolate bars sold in stores since late September 2008. Analysis by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found that certain samples of the chocolate provided with the teddy bears were contaminated with melamine. … Continue reading

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