Unhealthy Foods and Beverages Widely Available and Physical Activity Options Lacking in U.S. Elementary Schools
June 8, 2010 | News Release
Comprehensive report examines policies and practices relevant to childhood obesity, including those required by the federal wellness policy mandate.
February 8, 2010 | News Release
Foundation applauds First Lady's campaign, helps launch new independent, nonpartisan organization.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Statement Regarding Release of Estimates of Obesity Prevalence Among U.S. Children and Teens
January 13, 2010 | News Release
Study shows a striking decline in obesity rates among young children. But boys ages 6 to 19 are lagging, and racial and ethnic disparities persist across age groups.
December 6, 2009 | News Release
Programs obtaining meals through school districts report fewer healthy eating practices.
October 28, 2009 | News Release
Survey for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation finds most parents willing to help schools improve food offerings and increase physical activity.
October 26, 2009 | News Release
Researchers release cereal rankings based on nutrition and marketing exposure.
August 17, 2009 | News Release
Letter signed by leaders of six major foundations says prevention measures must be "scaled up."
August 6, 2009 | News Release/Video
Alliance for a Healthier Generation honors 114 schools for creating healthier environments for students and staff.
July 28, 2009 | News Release
Landmark study pinpoints the shortcomings, poor enforcement of nutrition and activity guidelines.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Trustee, Regina Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A., Nominated for Surgeon General of the United States
July 13, 2009 | News Release
Nominee praised for her expertise, credentials, judgment and passionate commitment to health care equity and social justice.