Archive for January, 2013

Safa, 10: ZomppaKids Files

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Safa, 10: ZomppaKids Files




When asked about what she could do to help people when it came to food, here is what little ten-year-old Safa had to say. Written by Safa, 10, USA “I could take care of people by giving them money, food, and clothes. For starters, I could create a group with kids and some help from […]

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Big is Beautiful: Healthy image or health hazard?

| January 28, 2013 | 7 Comments
Big is Beautiful: Healthy image or health hazard?




After generations of women & girls starving themselves to look like the impossible Twiggy or obtain the 20-inch waist of Audrey Hepburn, the mainstream media finally began to understand and appreciate the fact that not everyone’s bodies are made the same. In attempts to normalize and value all the different body types that exist in […]

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Take Action for Good Food

| January 20, 2013 | 4 Comments
Take Action for Good Food




Access to sufficient, affordable, and healthy foods is one of the key social justice issues of our time. This generation is expected to have a lower life expectancy than their parents. There exists a global hunger-obesity paradox: 1 billion people go hungry, another 1 billion are overweight. We can no longer sit on our hands and hope that someone else will take care of our food and our Earth. This is where WE ALL come in!

Come join and support Zomppa!

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Why We Care

| January 20, 2013 | 1 Comment
Why We Care




Because we believe that children are natural advocates for a just and healthy and sustainable world, Zomppa ® works with children to generate excitement and empower with information. Our programs aim to go where kids learn and play, engage voices historically marginalized, and help instill curiosity for a generation of healthy global citizens.

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Volume 2 Issue 1: Winter 2013

| January 20, 2013 | 7 Comments
Volume 2 Issue 1: Winter 2013




Introducing our newly designed magazine for children and their families and teachers. New to this issue is ZomppaKids Korner, the children’s section loaded with hands-on activities and other useful information about healthy eating, environmental sustainability, and global cultures. The section for parents and educators offers more useful tips and delicious, healthy recipes.

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Sleep & Childhood Obesity

| January 14, 2013 | 11 Comments
Sleep & Childhood Obesity




We’ve all heard reports of the “real” culprits to childhood obesity: too much TV, soda, lack of physical education. While all these are factors that have led to the epidemic of childhood obesity, one that is often not talked about is the lack of sleep. If you have kids, you have probably battled one or […]

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5 Ways to Eat Better at Amusement Parks

| January 7, 2013 | 9 Comments
5 Ways to Eat Better at Amusement Parks




Who doesn’t love to go to theme parks and amusement parks every now and then? Sure, you may have to wait 50 minutes for a 2 minute “joy” ride (if you count getting your heart tossed up to your throat being flipped upside down at insane speeds a joy), but those 2 minutes are sometimes […]

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Happy 2013!

| January 1, 2013 | 3 Comments
Happy 2013!




Happy New Year, everyone! May your year be filled with happy goodies!

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