Rudd Center in the News
Adding dip to veggies gets kids to eat more
Offering a dip alongside vegetables encourages kids to eat veggies they might normally push aside, according to a new study.
Reuters, May 2013
Act Proponents Want to Bring Transparency to SNAP Program
Americans soon will be able to see how and where the poorest among us are spending their food stamp assistance money, if a Pennsylvania congressman gets his way.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, May 2013
Could You Have A Hidden Eating Disorder?
The epidemic of disordered eating and our unhealthy relationship with food. Why do we obsess about what we eat, how much we exercise and how we look?
The Katie Couric Show, May 2013
When the Doctor is Overweight
Dr. George Fielding, a pioneer of weight loss surgery in Australia, remembers how patients treated him in the late 1990s, when his weight reached 330 pounds on his six-foot frame. He would meet new patients, dressed in Armani suits and feeling on top of the world, and then be abruptly upended.
The New York, May 2013
Samoa Air Prices Tickets Based on Passengers’ Weight
Samoa Air recently announced that it will start charging people for airline tickets based on their weight. Experts question whether the policy fosters discrimination against overweight and obese individuals.
The Washington Post, April 2013