We’ve known her for almost that long, pre-dating the awards and even our founding of Healthy Weight Journal.
Marsha currently serves on the boards of the Binge Eating Disorder Association and the Center for Mindful Eating and is active in the Association for Size Diversity and Health.
After our many years of spearheading HEALTHY WEIGHT WEEK and its awards, Healthy Weight Network welcomes a new sponsor for the event.
A great deal of thought and effort went into this selection. We are delighted that Marsha Hudnall and her Green Mountain at Fox Run facility in Vermont are willing to take on and expand the mission of Healthy Weight Week.
"I wholeheartedly welcome this change, which has been driven by John Vincent and Henry Dimbleby as part of the School Food Plan and shows the change that can take place when good ideas gain traction." Libby Grundy, director of Food For Life Partnership, a national programme working with schools to teach them about healthy eating, said: “It’s exceptionally good news that the Government is serious about improving children’s health.
The proposals follow years of campaigning by a number of groups including leading chefs, Olympians and health organisations.
Other award winners are Julia Bluhm a 14-year-old girl from Waterville, Maine, who took on unrealistically thin images in the teenage fashion magazine and Deb Burgard, Ph D, a Los Altos, Calif., psychologist and long-time leader in combating weight stigma.
Promoters of the Israeli law that took effect Jan.1 charge that impossible standards promoted by designers and model agencies have led to an epidemic in eating disorders.
And although food education is part of the curriculum at primary school level, teachers often prefer to focus on the nutritional aspects rather than the practical side of cooking.
The move is part of the Government’s strategy to tackle obesity, with one in three children in the UK now overweight by the age of nine.