Blog Posts By: Deborah Markenson, MS, RD, LD

School wellness policies important foundation for healthy school environments

August 13, 2015


As a baby boomer, I fondly remember walking to school each day, the extended time at lunch to chat with my friends and the fun I had at recesses. My […]

Obesity Rates Jump Once Children Start School, But There’s a Solution

August 20, 2013


By Deborah Markenson, MS, RD, LD, Director of Weighing In, a program of Children’s Mercy Great news — more of our younger children (less than five years) are at a […]


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