If three-quarters of Americans aged 17-24 can't enter the military because they are ineligible, doesn't that make childhood obesity a national security issue?
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If they weren't so damaging to children, congressional leaders' explanations for their policy decisions that cater to big money interests at those children's expense would be downright funny.
Do you like the updated, radically different shape of the food pyramid? If you do, you aren't alone.
In this culture of severely distorted eating and body image, getting the best of one's kids is going to mean trying over and again to listen, to pay attention and to talk.
While most parents are trying hard to exercise their personal responsibility to teach kids' the benefits of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean meats, McDonald's pushes something quite different.
This week, Sesame Street implemented four new Muppets, called "Superfoods." The Superfood cast consists of a banana, a brick of low-fat cheese, a whole wheat bun and a stalk of broccoli.
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