Why are military leaders concerned about childhood obesity? It's a shocking fact that approximately one in four young adults is too overweight to join the military.
Republicans have torpedoed the USDA's attempts to reduce the amount of pizza, french fries and salt that our kids consume at school. Why? Because the frozen pizza companies, the salt industry and potato growers asked them to. Really. It's that simple.
Last week an organization of retired military officers called Mission: Readiness published their findings that more than one quarter of Americans age 17-24 are "Too fat to fight."
A group of more than 50 retired generals and admirals says a growing number of young Americans are too fat to fight. A study released last week by Mi...