Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the report also looked at the foods and beverages that contribute the most calories to the diets of children and teens and compared the sales of stores in food deserts, areas with traditionally limited access to healthy, affordable foods, with those not in food deserts.
The report will be released at the Food Marketing Institute Connect Conference in Chicago, IL. For more information, visit www.obesity-solutions.org.
About Hudson Institute
Hudson Institute is a nonpartisan policy research organization dedicated to innovative research and analysis. The mission of its Obesity Solutions Initiative (www.obesity-solutions.org) is to bring about practical, market-oriented solutions to the world's overweight and obesity epidemic. Founded in 1961, Hudson has celebrated a half century of forging ideas that promote security, prosperity, and freedom. www.hudson.org
About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
For more than 40 years the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has worked to improve health and health care. We are striving to build a national Culture of Health that will enable all to live longer, healthier lives now and for generations to come. For more information, visit www.rwjf.org. Follow the Foundation on Twitter at www.rwjf.org/twitter or on Facebook at www.rwjf.org/facebook.
MOVIE & HOME ENTERTAINMENT EXPERT BEN LYONS - FATHER’S DAY MOVIES & TV SHOWS ON BLU-RAY AND DIGITAL HD FOR DADS
Ben Lyons is a Television, Radio, and Online host and producer who covers pop culture like nobody else. Each month with his DEN (Digital Entertainment News) segment, Ben highlights the latest Blu-ray and Digital HD releases and the best ways to watch them.
Ben’s next DEN segment is Tuesday, June 9th, and he will highlight some great movies for Dad for Father’s Day, plus other recent Blu-ray Digital HD releases and the best ways for Dads to watch them.
Ben is a special correspondent on EXTRA and regular contributor for ESPN LA radio. He is also the host of The Sidebar on Yahoo, an in-depth interview series featuring the biggest names in Movies, TV, Music, and Fashion. Ben is the lead host on Yahoo's LIVE movie premiere and awards show coverage. He reviews movies on Mario Lopez’s national radio show and has recently, been on The View, Wendy Williams, ESPN's SportsNation, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, Good Morning America, and The Artie Lange Show. Previously he appeared on the E! Network and E! News as their lead film correspondent and movie critic. Ben’s latest venture is as chief correspondent and “voice of the fans” at Derek Jeter’s theplayerstribune.com and host of The Players Tribune on SiriusXM radio. Born and raised in New York City, Ben is the grandson of legendary New York Post columnist Leonard Lyons, and is the son of film and theater critic Jeffrey Lyons. The Lyons family has been covering pop culture in American media for more than 80 years.