Make 2015 the Year We End Junk Food Marketing to Kids - Featured Photo by Daniel Oines
    December 29, 2014
    Make 2015 the Year We End Junk Food Marketing to Kids

    Today, please  join Casey Hinds for our fifth Guest Post in the series “One Thing I’d Change in 2015″ — DrGreene Team Public (more…)…

    Semi-truck with large Coca-Cola billboard painted on the side with school children in front.
    August 22, 2014
    Back to School Sticky Situation #4: Schools as Ads for Junk Food

    [caption id="attachment_48871" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo by Zac Zellers.[/caption]   What will you do when your child’s school is used by fast food and soda companies for marketing t…

    Three boxes of Girl Scout Cookies
    August 21, 2014
    Junk Food Fundraisers

    What will you do if the PTA asks you to support a cookie dough fundraiser?  Will you send your child out to hit up family and friends to buy junk food in communities already suffering from diet-relat…

    Large plastic bottles of red punch.
    August 20, 2014
    Back to School Sticky Situation #2: Class Party Sugar Overload

    [caption id="attachment_48856" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo by Romana Klee.[/caption]   What will you do if you’re asked to bring sugary drinks to a class party already overloaded with …

    Single package of Smarties Candy sitting on an empty school desk.
    August 19, 2014
    Back to School Sticky Situation #1: Candy Rewards at School

    [caption id="attachment_48848" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo by Arvind Grover.[/caption]   What will you do if your child comes home and tells you her teacher is using candy as a reward? …

    School class-photo with the kids horsing around.
    August 18, 2014
    Solutions for Sticky Back to School Situations

    [caption id="attachment_48838" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo by US Department of Education[/caption]   Hard to believe it’s time for another back to school post.  Last year I wrote abou…