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Title: Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity — Home

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Keywords:Rudd Center obesity food policy Yale eating diet weight stigma nutrition public health exercise healthy overeating bias control physical activity eating disorders body image food advertising government legislation regulation yale stigmatization overweight children NAASO Task Force

Description:The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the world’s diet, preventing obesity, and reducing weight stigma.
... to Children The marketing of unhealthy foods to children and youth is a major public health concern Children in the United States grow up surrounded by food and beverage marketing which primarily promotes junk food and inadequate amounts of healthy food A national panel of experts convened by Healthy Eating Research recently released a comprehensive set of model definitions for food marketing practices directed to children The recommendations define the child audience range as birth to 14 years of age address the range of food marketing practices aimed at children and specify the strategies techniques media platforms and venues used to target children According to the authors when paired with sound nutrition criteria these recommendations will help support responsible food marketing to children by addressing current loopholes in food marketing definitions and self regulatory efforts that allow companies to market unhealthy foods and beverages to children Rudd Center Welcomes New Year at the University of Connecticut The Rudd Center will move to the University of Connecticut UConn next month The Center will relocate to Constitution Plaza in Hartford The move is one of the first major initiatives of UConn s Academic Vision which prioritizes health and wellness research as an integral part of the University s mission Center staff and faculty look forward to a successful new year and increased opportunities to collaborate with the UConn community Rudd Center Introduces WellSAT 2 0 The Rudd Center recently updated the WellSAT a quantitative assessment tool of school wellness policies WellSAT offers a consistent and reliable means of assessing the comprehensiveness and strength of school wellness policies within or among states The tool is designed for use by school district level administrators district wellness policy advisory board members and public health professionals By completing the updated Wellness School Assessment Tool WellSAT 2...

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