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Schools Role in the Childhood Obesity Crisis

  During President Obama's first term, First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled her strategy for tackling the nation’s childhood obesity crisis. Mrs. Obama’s initiative is called Let's Move, and includes a website with tools and background on the initiative.  (Subsequent website: Active Schools.) When her program was instituted I had the opportunity to hear her speak [...]

Nutrition in Schools – Childhood Obesity

There is a public health crisis facing the United States and many countries around the world. Unlike so many public health crises resulting in disease, it can't be cured by an inoculation. The disease has reached epidemic proportions and is called childhood obesity.  We need to address nutrition in schools before its too late. 20% [...]