New proposed legislation threatens some of the power D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser exercises over education in the District. Rep. Jamie Raskin is running for a second term in Congress, pledging to protect Maryland's air and federal workers. They both join us in studio.
Guest Host: Todd Kliman
Adolescence and the teenage years are challenging when it comes to nutrition and food choices. It’s a period when parents find they have little control over kids’ eating habits and access to junk food. At the same time, body image and self-esteem issues take center stage for many young adults, especially girls. We explore how parents, school lunches, and peers influence how kids see food and nutrition.
- Scott Kahan Director, National Center for Weight and Wellness; Medical Director, Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, George Washington University
- Faye Berger Mitchell Registered Dietitian, Licensed Nutritionist; Editor in Chief, Foodie on Campus
- Jessica Donze Black Director, Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project, Pew Charitable Trusts
How pizza can be nutritious for teens
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