News tagged with childhood obesity

Schools that ban junk food are 18% lighter

( -- Here's some simple math for school officials and parents in the fight against childhood obesity: School lunchtimes minus snack food equals a much lighter student body. Literally.

dateOct 28, 2010 in Health
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Child nutrition bill stalls in House

(AP) -- First lady Michelle Obama's campaign for healthier school lunches has stalled in Congress after anti-hunger groups and more than 100 Democrats protested the use of food stamp dollars to pay for it.

dateSep 30, 2010 in Health
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