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[Good Food Force] Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Healthy Salads & more

Posted March 4, 2015 by Karen Showalter

Greetings! This week we're talking about updating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, school wellness policies and more. Please read, share and stay awesome! Thank you!   1. HOT LINE Updating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide recommendations on diet, nutrition and health, and serve as the foundation for federal food-assistance [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Four Reasons to Garden with Kids!

Posted March 4, 2015 by Karen Showalter

Soon the cold, slushy days of winter will give way to spring. Meaning ... it's time to think about gardening! Whether you're gardening with a school, in a community plot, or at home, it's time to start planning.  Gardening has oh-so-many benefits for mind and body. It connects us to our environment and our food, [...]

Posted Under: Food!

BLAST OFF for #PaidSickDays!

Posted March 3, 2015 by Sara Alcid

MOMentum for paid sick days is rocketing forward! Now 17 cities and 3 states across the United States have paid sick days laws on the books. And…drum roll please…on February 12th, U.S. Senator Patty Murray and U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro introduced the Healthy Families Act, a nationwide paid sick days bill.    I'm still elated [...]

Celebrate Women's History Month: Take care of yourself

Posted March 4, 2015 by Roberta Riley

A smile spread across Amy’s face as she strolled out of her doctor‘s office with a clean bill of health yesterday. The sun was shining, and tulips were blooming, as her thoughts turned to planting her first crops of the season. “I love growing wholesome berries and vegetables, “ Amy beams.  She and her husband [...]

MILLIONS could lose their health coverage because of one U.S. Supreme Court case

Posted March 3, 2015 by Nina Perez

Take Action Just as the rate of uninsured adults has reached an all-time low, this access to affordable healthcare is under threat again.  What’s the lowdown? Well, this week, the U.S. Supreme Court will review King v. Burwell, a case that threatens to eliminate the financial assistance for health coverage in about 36 states as part of the Affordable [...]

Taking to the Hill to Defend Medicaid

Posted February 27, 2015 by Elyssa Koidin

On February 24th MomsRising volunteers and their kids went to Capitol Hill to deliver YOUR stories on Medicaid and meet with Senators and their staff to discuss the importance of Medicaid for families around the country. Along with the storybooks we delivered adorable rubber duckies….because Medicaid keeps families afloat! Medicaid is a critical support for [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

#FoodFri Tweetchat: School Meals + Physical Activity? Yes, Schools Have Rules for That!

Posted February 27, 2015 by Migdalia Rivera

Did you know that every school is required to have a Wellness Policy, covering topics like school celebrations and rewards, physical activity, and nutrition education? It's true!  According to recent updates, schools also have to engage parents in the policies. This is a perfect opportunity for parents, like you and I, to get involved!  To [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Make Me a Woman

Posted February 27, 2015 by Marian Wright Edelman

One of my sheroes is Sojourner Truth. A brilliant but illiterate woman, she was a great orator and powerful presence who possessed great courage and determination. I often wear a pendant with her image and words: “If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking [...]

Posted Under: politics & policy