Monday, May 17, 2010

The Road Map To Solving Childhood Obesity

“White House domestic policy adviser Melody Barnes says first lady Michelle Obama is speaking quite literally when she says the goal of her Let’s Move campaign is ‘solving the problem of childhood obesity within a generation.’ ‘That is literally achievable,’ Barnes said in an interview for the new POLITICO video series, ‘The Politics of America’s Youth.’ ‘In the 1970s, about 5 percent of the nation’s child and adolescent population was considered obese. Now, that’s shot up to 20 percent...

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