January 6, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
October 15, 2014 | News Release
Camden lost its source of fresh produce when the only supermarket closed last year. But thanks to an RWJF-supported initiative, New Jersey Food Access Initiative, access to healthy food returns to this New Jersey community.
A Closer Examination of the Relationship Between Children's Weight Status and the Food and Physical Activity Environment
May 30, 2013 | Journal Article
Data from four inner-city neighborhoods were gathered to demonstrate how geospatial locations and well-specified geographic areas are an important aspect when studying the associations of weight status with food and physical activity environments.
January 20, 2014 | New Public Health Post
For now, California’s drought is reported to be the state’s worst in forty years, but climate scientists fear the weeks ahead could see it get even worse.
November 8, 2011 | Story
2011 Community Health Leader creates an organization that serves up healthy, locally grown fare to New Jersey's hungry and homeless.
July 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examines the relationship between obesity and the affordability of food. While some argue that the availability of certain types of foods has a causal effect on obesity, there is little definitive data supporting this claim.
April 1, 2013 | Book
Several areas of the environment in which food marketing is particularly influential are examined in this chapter, including in and around schools and in-store marketing efforts directed toward children.
August 31, 2009 | Presentation Material
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey addressed leaders of the food, beverage and consumer products industry and urged them to work toward reversing the childhood obesity epidemic.
Amount of Hispanic Youth Exposure to Food and Beverage Advertising on Spanish-and-English-Language Television
June 17, 2013 | Journal Article
Half of the food and beverage advertisements viewed by Hispanic youth on Spanish-language television are considered nutrient-poor.
November 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Mobile food vendors can deliver nutritious food options, in particular fresh produce, to communities that are suffering high obesity rates.