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2014-07-28 23:08:58

CW4K was among those invited to The White House to help First Lady Michelle Obama and Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in welcoming seven new organizations as they join the group's DrinkUP effort, which encourages people across the country to drink more water, more often. Sussex, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 CW4K was among those invited to The White House to help First Lady Michelle Obama and Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in welcoming seven new organizations as...

2014-05-08 08:29:10

In support of Partnership for a Healthier America's Drink-Up Initiative, Aquafina to Reward Three Lucky Fans with a VIP Experience at the 2014 Major League Baseball® (MLB) All-Star Game PURCHASE, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, New York Mets(®) superstar Curtis Granderson and Sports Illustrated cover model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen will help Aquafina(®), one of the nation's best-selling brands of bottled water, launch a campaign encouraging fans of all ages to...

2014-03-14 12:25:05

Physical Activity Program Joins Dialogue in Helping Fight America's Childhood Obesity Crisis CANTON, Mass., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success), a free before-school physical activity program, joins Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) "Building a Healthier Future Summit" from March 12-14, 2014 in Washington, D.C. An initiative of Reebok and the Reebok Foundation, BOKS joins other top companies and powerful leaders in an effort to create a healthier...

2014-03-14 08:27:28

Del Monte Foods announces five-year commitment to help increase fruit and vegetable consumption among children SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Del Monte Foods announced today it has joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity crisis, in a five-year commitment to help increase fruit and vegetable consumption among children. The commitment includes...

2014-03-14 08:26:36

On Day Two of PHA's annual Summit, three groups announce new commitments aimed at ending the childhood obesity epidemic WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, during the second day of the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA)'s Building a Healthier Future Summit, Dannon, Del Monte and Kwik Trip announced new commitments to make healthier choices more accessible and affordable for busy parents and families. PHA, which is hosting the summit, works with the private sector...

2014-03-14 00:23:08

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today together with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) at the 2014 Building a Healthier Future Summit, The Dannon Company announced a landmark commitment to further improve the nutrition profile of its yogurt products. As part of its four-part commitment, Dannon will further improve by 10 percent the nutrient density of its products in part by increasing nutrients that are encouraged in a healthy diet, while reducing total sugar and fat,...

2014-03-12 16:25:46

PHA's more than 60 private sector partners are making healthy choices available to millions of busy parents and families WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to garner meaningful commitments to help end childhood obesity in a generation, today released its second annual report on the progress of private sector commitments to address the crisis....

2014-02-27 16:27:32

Leading childcare provider commits to implement nutrition and physical activity standards that align with Let's Move! Child Care goals WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Learning Care Group today joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity epidemic, to announce healthier choices at 900 schools across the country. As part of its commitment,...

2014-01-23 12:29:51

The chain commits to its largest marketing effort to date to get kids to pile on the veggies; announces the standards it commits to meet in all marketing to kids and in children's meals WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama today announced that SUBWAY(®) restaurants joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in a three-year commitment to promote healthier choices to kids, including launching its largest kid-targeted marketing effort...

2014-01-16 12:30:53

Since First Lady Michelle Obama's announcement in Watertown, Wis., six new water companies have pledged to promote efforts and encourage people to make the simple choice to drink more water WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to solve the nation's childhood obesity crisis, today announced that six additional water companies have joined...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'