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Surprising Stats About Childhood Obesity & School Lunches

Issues surrounding the nutritional value of school lunches, is a significant issue in the United States.  EverydayHealth.com states that kids who buy lunch at school had a 30% greater risk of obesity than those who brown bag theirs. Continue reading

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Obesity & Youth: How You Can Help

Obesity in young Americans is a pressing problem. It affects so many levels of society.  It reduces the ability for children to learn and thrive, it effects the community socio-economically in cost associated with medical problems like obesity related diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardio-vascular issues.  It causes the children to miss school and to miss achieving their potential due to a lack of learning. Continue reading

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