Recently, I have been riding my bike for exercise. As a beginner, I have had a rough start. I started researching different clubs, organizations and competitions I could participate in. The website I am going to share with you has been a great help and motivation for me.…
Did you know that $400 billion in government funding is distributed every year? The 2010 Census will determine how much of that money is allocated to Baldwin Park. All data is confidential, so it’s easy, safe and important to stand up and be counted.
If you are more intrsted there will be a meeting on Wednesday, January 27 at the Esther Snyder Community Center from 6:00pm - 7:30pm.
At this workshop, participants will be given an overview of the actual Census… Continue
Added by Belinda on January 22, 2010 at 12:18pm —
The California Center for Public Health Advocacy and Baldwin Park Unified School District will be featured on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric on Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 6:30pm. This opportunity came to us via The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Healthy Kids Healthy Communities Initiative. Baldwin Park is considered a national model in combating Childhood Obesity.
CBS will profile Baldwin Park as a community that is… Continue
Sugar sweetened beverages are the largest single contributor of empty calories to the American diet and their consumption has increased dramatically. To help raise awareness about the contribution of sugar sweetened beverages to epidemic obesity and diabetes, the New York City Department of Health is releasing the second phase of our Pouring on the Pounds campaign. .
BEFORE( with one month of living a healthier life style)
AFTER( most recent picture)
Growing up as an overweight teenager was one of the most impactful circumstances of my life. By the age of 17, I weighed 200 pounds. I used food to cope with all the difficult events in my life including my parents’ divorce. It seemed as though eating was the only… Continue
Exploring the Link between Sugar-Sweetened Drinks and Obesity
November 5, 2009
Los Angeles City Council Chambers
200 North Spring Street, Los Angeles
The Senate Select Committee on Obesity and Diabetes
and the Senate Health Committee will convene a joint informational hearing on the link between sugar- sweetened beverages and obesity on Thursday, November 5.
The Dallas Cowboys signed cornerback and returner Allen Rossum.
( When he made this video he played for the Atlanta Falcons) !!!
Allen’s work against youth obesity started in 2003 with the launch of Rossum’s Healthy Kids Klub Foundation (HKK). The Healthy Kids Klub helps youth ages 5-12 learn the importance of leading healthy and productive lives through physical… Continue
1. The Worst Food in America
Outback Steakhouse Aussie Cheese Fries with Ranch Dressing
182 g fat 240 g carbs
Even if you split this "starter" with three friends, you'll have downed a dinner's worth of calories before your entree arrives. Follow this up with a steak, sides, and a dessert and you could easily break the 3,500 calorie… Continue
For all those that know me, I LOVE TO RECYCLE. I get fustrated when I see bottles, cans or paper in a landfill. THIS CAN EASILY BE FIXED!
Most people don’t think twice about what they put in the garbage. The average American produces from 3-5 pounds of trash per day, which adds up to 50 tons per year. That means over 200 million tons of trash are produced by everyone in the U.S. every year! Up to 70% of this trash is buried in… Continue
In September 2008, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed SB 1420 (Padilla) into law thus adding section 114094 to the State Health and Safety Code
. The following is an overview of the new menu labeling law.
To which restaurants does the law apply?
The bill applies restaurant chains with 20 or more outlets in the state. The law describes this as “a food facility in the state that operates under common ownership or control with at least 19 other food facilities… Continue
Added by Belinda on August 25, 2009 at 10:06am —