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Agatston Research Foundation Sponsors New Childhood Obesity Initiative
Date:2/6/2008

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"Our goal is to help a generation of children prevent the wide variety of chronic diseases that often occur because of obesity," says Arthur Agatston, MD. "Our nation's children are currently overfed and undernourished and we can do better. Bringing experts together to influence the foods served in our schools, and to educate schools and parents about healthier options, is a positive step in moving this mission forward."

The Agatston Research Foundation is currently funding an initiative called The Healthier Options for Public SchoolChildren (HOPS) Study, which introduces students to healthier food choices through the schools' existing food distribution systems, provides nutritional education materials and works to find mechanisms for the school districts to serve healthier foods within their budget constraints.

The Scientists and the Stars Luncheon will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, on Friday, February 22, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. Tickets are $125 per person and all proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to three charities dedicated to children's health: Share our Strength: Operation Frontline, and Fienberg Fisher Elementary School to develop a sustainable garden. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.sobewineandfoodfest.com/2008/events_info.php?id=12 or call 877-762-3933.

A limited number of discounted tickets will be made available to educators. For information about discounted ticket availability, please contact Danielle Hollar, PhD., 305-534-3338.

The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Food & Wine magazine is produced by Florida International University and Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida with the support of the Miami Beach Visitors & Convention Authority and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information about Florida International University visit

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