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Michelle Obama Lobbies Congress Over School Lunch Program

Michelle Obama Lobbies Congress Over School Lunch Program | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Making school lunches healthier is part of a push by the first lady to reduce the epidemic of childhood obesity.
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Optimal Weight for Life Program | Overview | Boston Children's Hospital

Optimal Weight for Life Program | Overview | Boston Children's Hospital | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Optimal Weight for Life Program at Boston Children's Hospital - Overview
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Is Soda the New Tobacco? - NYTimes.com

Is Soda the New Tobacco? - NYTimes.com | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Can a soda tax and warning labels help dam the river of sugared drinks Americans pour into ever-fatter bodies each year?
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Childhood Obesity in America : The Causes (Part 1) - YouTube

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Childhood Obesity in America: Keeping Children Fit (Part 3) - YouTube

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Tipping the Scales- A Documentary on Childhood Obesity - YouTube

Filmed, edited, and produced by: Lisa Blanco @lisacharisseb , Samantha Lloyd , Arielle Horsch, Angela Ortega, students from the Walter Cronkite School of Jou...
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Obesity Studies Tell Two Stories, Both Right

Obesity Studies Tell Two Stories, Both Right | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
A new study disputes findings that obesity among young children has declined, but because both sets of research used different time frames, both may be right.
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Obesity Is Found to Gain Its Hold in Earliest Years

Obesity Is Found to Gain Its Hold in Earliest Years | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Experts say the results of a major new study may reshape approaches to combating the nation’s obesity epidemic, suggesting that efforts must start much earlier and focus more on the children at greatest risk.
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Best Tool to Fight Childhood Obesity? Your Kitchen

Best Tool to Fight Childhood Obesity? Your Kitchen | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Preparing food at home means eating better and lighter for most families. That doesn’t make it easy.
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Childhood obesity Definition - Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic

Childhood obesity Definition - Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
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Childhood Obesity Battle Is Taken Up by First Lady - NYTimes.com

Childhood Obesity Battle Is Taken Up by First Lady - NYTimes.com | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
The initiative led by Michelle Obama is intended to revamp the way American youngsters eat and play.
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Five Takeaways From Congress' Latest Hearing on School Lunch Rules

Five Takeaways From Congress' Latest Hearing on School Lunch Rules | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Like all discussions about school food lately, the latest Congressional hearing on child nutrition reauthorization focused on whether schools have struggled to meet new federal nutrition rules.
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Causes of Childhood Obesity

The combination of too much screen time (ie:TV and the internet), the disappearance of physical education classes in schools, poor diet and a lack of exercis...
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Obamas Prepare to Plant White House Vegetable Garden - NYTimes.com

Obamas Prepare to Plant White House Vegetable Garden - NYTimes.com | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Michelle Obama is planning the first vegetable garden at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden in World War II.
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Childhood obesity Definition - Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic

Childhood obesity Definition - Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
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Diary of a Single Mom Nominated for Webby! - YouTube

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Childhood Obesity in America: At School (Part 2) - YouTube

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Childhood Obesity in America - YouTube

A three part series on the causes of childhood obesity, and how to solve it. Childhood Obesity in America is a production of The Public Internet Channel (htt...
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Finally, Some Optimism About Obesity

Finally, Some Optimism About Obesity | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
We moved much more slowly to confront the dangers of smoking.
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Obesity Rate for Young Children Plummets 43% in a Decade

Obesity Rate for Young Children Plummets 43% in a Decade | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
The data, reported in a major federal health survey, offered the first clear evidence that America’s children have turned a corner in the obesity epidemic, and came as a surprise to researchers.
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Georgia's Tough Campaign Against Childhood Obesity

Georgia's Tough Campaign Against Childhood Obesity | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Will Georgia’s hard-hitting ads push families with obesity problems toward help, or toward anger and denial?
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Obamas Prepare to Plant White House Vegetable Garden - NYTimes.com

Obamas Prepare to Plant White House Vegetable Garden - NYTimes.com | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Michelle Obama is planning the first vegetable garden at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden in World War II.
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