October 16, 2014 | News Release
Easy-to-understand signs in stores showed calories in drinks—and how long it takes to burn the calories through exercise. The program led to teens purchasing fewer sugary beverages, even after the signs were removed.
September 8, 2014 | News Release
Poll from the Pew Charitable Trusts, the American Heart Association and RWJF says the majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students.
July 21, 2014 | News Release
Majority of K–12 students like the school meals after they were improved based on new USDA nutrition standards, a new study finds.
May 21, 2014 | News Release
The RWJF-funded study is the first to examine how existing state laws align with USDA’s "Smart Snacks in School" guidelines.
January 9, 2014 | News Release
Sixteen of the nation’s leading food and beverage companies sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the United States in 2012 than they did in 2007.
August 28, 2013 | News Release
Fast-food companies use free toys and popular movies to market unhealthy food to kids. A new study shows that the industry’s self regulation to higher, healthier standards is ineffective.
August 27, 2013 | News Release
According to a new study, cereal companies promote unhealthy products to children using messages and images that exploit their imaginations and mislead them about the characteristics of a product.
June 27, 2013 | News Release
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently updated nutrition standards for school snacks and drinks. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, president and CEO of RWJF, released a statement.
May 23, 2013 | News Release
Two new studies from Healthy Eating Research highlight the importance of menu labeling.
CBO Scoring Misses Billions of Dollars in Potential Long-Term Savings from Effective Obesity Prevention Policies, According to New Study
April 24, 2013 | News Release
Obesity-prevention policies could save the U.S. billions of dollars in the long run. A new report from the Campaign to End Obesity shows that the way estimates for the costs of legislation are done now misses a lot of their value.