New Study Released on Children and Obesity

The Atlanta Journal Constitution: “As many as one in three children are overweight or obese, according to a new report” released yesterday by U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin. The report included various recommendations including: “Requiring students from pre-kindergarten to grade 12 to take physical education, … child care providers to offer at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day … [and] schools to develop comprehensive wellness plans that include policies to offer kids more nutritious lunches.”


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