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Motherhood and Sugar...finding balance.
I am the mom of two girls – and every day is an adventure. Like any parent or caregiver, I strive to do what’s best for my kids. This includes helping them choose healthy food and drinks as much as we can.
3 Superpowers of Advocacy Campaigns
From Seattle to Philadelphia, advocacy campaigns have made great strides for public health and racial equity, but what were the elements that helped make their campaigns so successful? I’d like to share a few thoughts on this from my experience in working with organizations across the nation so that you too can find success should you consider taking on a sugary drink tax campaign.
What’s the best policy to curb sugary drinks? It depends.
Last March, before the pandemic hit, I was sitting in a hotel ballroom at a research conference chatting over breakfast with three colleagues I admire greatly. We were trying to sort out the evidence that could help advocates, public health officials and decision-makers choose among different policy options to reduce sugary drink consumption in their communities.