Startups compete to fight childhood obesity

Dec. 13, 2012, CNN Money

By Erika Fry

Ray Newlands calls himself “just a little guy from South Florida.” Kids call him “Short Chef”.  And while those descriptions are physically apt — he’s 5’5” — height is not what Newlands is known (or named) for: He wears shorts while he cooks. And he gets big laughs. Continue reading

PHA Introduces End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge

Oct. 22, 2012, Progressive Grocer

The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and honorary chair Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity crisis within a generation, is inviting anyone with a great idea for how eradicate this pressing public health issue to enter the End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge. The winning idea will receive $10,000 for funding, as well as expert financial, business, and marketing advice to turn concept into reality. Continue reading