On May 8, 2012, Public Health Law Center Staff Attorney Natasha Frost joined other child care experts to present at the Weight of the Nation conference. Other presenters included Dr. Dianne Ward, Professor of Nutrition in the Gillings School of Global Public Health; Dr. Laura Kettle Khan, Senior Scientist in the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity at the Centers for Disease Control; and Dr.
This webinar outlines intervention and policy strategies to promote healthy eating and physical activity in the child care setting. Presenters cover the current state of the research, including opportunities for improvement and research gaps. In addition, presenters provide an analysis of the child care legal landscape, including statutes, regulations and cases. Finally, presenters will cover existing intervention-based resources and promising interventions being used around the country.
This webinar provides an overview of why school food procurement is key to changing the nutritional quality of school meals. Presenters highlight schools’ practices of procuring food for federally-funded school meal programs, the legal requirements schools must follow when procuring food, and schools’ opportunities to leverage procurement practices for the improvement of school nutrition.
This webinar series discusses role of local gardening efforts in promoting public health and reducing obesity and provide an overview of important legal and policy considerations impacting local gardening efforts.