Icons & Innovators

Teaching What It Means to Be Fit

by Mary Monroe
“Mind-body science has shown us that it doesn’t make sense to treat the human body like a science fair project anymore. Now we know that our health isn’t just about a system of anatomical parts—it’s an integration of the mental, physical and spiritual. It’s determined by our attitudes and belief systems, as well as our genetics a...

Fighting for Healthy Food

by Mary Monroe
Michael Jacobson, co-founder and executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), may well be the world’s leading advocate for healthier eating habits. Today, after more than 30 years of fighting to change the way unhealthy foods and portion sizes are marketed and made available to consumers (including kids), Jacobson has a stronger resolve than ever to improve nutrit...
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