Associated Press - "Muppets' Mini-Makeover Aims to Boost Kids' Health"

 – January 23, 2014  –– 

Can a Muppets mini-makeover improve kids' health, too? A three-year experiment in South America suggests it can. Now, the Sesame Street project is coming to the United States. "What we created, I believe, is a culture" of healthy eating to fight a "toxic environment" of junk food and too little exercise, said Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, Director of Mount Sinai Heart, the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Learn more