Letter to the Editor: Health and the government: Larry Cohen in the Los Angeles Times
Communities across the country are building health, saving money and saving lives using evidence-based strategies that are showing results. Prevention Institute's Larry Cohen responds to a previous Op-Ed, Obama healthcare: Government, heal thyself and makes the case for community prevention.
"MyPlate Replaces the Food Pyramid - and Bay Area Nutritionists Celebrate" (6.2.11)
The iconic food pyramid of nutrition guidelines is out, and a much simpler plate graphic that emphasizes new approaches to healthy eating is in—a move welcomed by Bay Area nutrition experts. PI's Juliet Sims comments in the Bay Citizen.
Letter to the Editor: "Beyond the Food Labels" PI's Juliet Sims in the New York Times
Amid a national crisis of unhealthy eating, parents deserve honest information and affordable, healthy options. Prevention Institute's Juliet Sims makes the case to support health by creating nonvoluntary standards for marketing products to kids.Read more...
"Putting Real Fruit in the Loops" (4.29.11)
The Federal Trade Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Agriculture have released a set of voluntary basic principles for the food industry aimed at improving the nutritional value of foods being directly marketed to kids. PI's Juliet Sims comments in the Bay Citizen.Read more...