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Changing The Way Our Children Eat

By Tawnya Manion | September 11, 2012

Photo By: Defense Commissary Agency

Photo By Defense Commissary Agency

Obesity, a health epidemic that results due to consuming more calories than the body burns, leads to a higher risk of contracting heart disease, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, stroke, cancer, osteoarthritis, gallbladder disease, and respiratory disorders.  The alarming amount of children in this country that have been diagnosed as “over weight” or “obese”  caused law makers and school health advisory councils to create policies and strategies to protect the health of our children. According to the National Institutes of Health, 25% of children in the United states are considered obese, and if you factor in “over weight” children too that percentage jumps to almost 35%. Read More

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