Category Archives: Childhood Obesity

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Want to see healthier options on kids’ menus at restaurants and tired of seeing nothing but chicken fingers, burgers and fries? Your concerns are part of the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity.
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Citizens of ObamAmerica are in the process of being told to stand over there, wear this, say this, don't say that. We've all been given an equal share of pennies in a change purse and, after lining up for a trip to the school nurse; Americans have been instructed to put our heads down for quiet time - although calm "federal fat police" may have a melee in the making after proposing a bill mandating measuring children's BMI..
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ATLANTA, May 13 (UPI) -- A U.S. researcher has linked child obesity and the federal school lunch program.

Rusty Tchernis of Georgia State University's Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in Atlanta said children participating in the National School Lunch

Program have an increased likelihood of being overweight.

However, Tchernis said participating in the School Breakfast Program was a more positive experience.

"The School Breakfast Program is a valuable tool in the current battle against childhood obesity,".

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