Aug 24 2016
DAVIS, CA, AUGUST 23, 2016… “With its new guidelines, the American Heart Association has definitively taken a stand against added sugars, stating that no child should consume more than six teaspoons – or 100 calories – worth a day.
In doing so, the AHA seeks to prevent many of the heart damaging complications tied to excess sugar consumption: high blood pressure, high lipids, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and obesity.
Aug 13 2016
Public Health Advocates is pleased to offer the August 22nd webinar 'Diabetes: A Call to Action!' 10:00am-11:15am PST
Aug 2 2016
This important and timely conference, hosted by Public Health Advocates (formerly CCPHA), will showcase new research findings from UCLA describing diabetes and prediabetes levels in California cities. The conference is designed for city, public health and community leaders to find out more about how prediabetes is impacting their communities, learn why the diabetes epidemic matters for cities and explore steps that cities can take to become more attractive by promoting health equity and community vitality.
Jul 19 2016
By Anna Gorman for California Healthline.
A sip of soda will become more expensive next year in Philadelphia, which recently became the second city in the United States to pass a tax on sugary beverages — after Berkeley voters passed one in 2014.
The Philadelphia measure, approved by the City Council in June, could lend momentum to efforts by public health advocates to get similar taxes enacted elsewhere around the nation.