20 Food Heroes

Food in America is getting better on every front. Some of the people here are lions in their fields—still roaring. Others are just getting started. We salute them.

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Marshall Reid
Photo: Courtesy of Marshall Reid

Marshall Reid

12, Sanford, North Carolina

POSITION: Coauthor of Portion Size Me: A Kid-Driven Plan to a Healthier Family

NOTABLE FOR: Fighting back against weight-based bullying. Marshall recruited his family into a month-long healthy-eating pledge two years ago, which he envisioned as the opposite of Morgan Spurlock’s Super Size Me. The project led to genuine lifestyle changes—he ultimately lost 36 pounds—and then a book, written with his mother.

WEB: portionsize.me

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