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25 Infographics & Research Studies to Learn About the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

In February this year, First Lady Michelle Obama announced what she called a “very ambitious” program to end childhood obesity. This nationwide campaign, called “Let’s Move,” calls for initiatives that target parents and schools, and that provides information about nutrition and exercise, improving school food quality and making healthy foods affordable and accessible for families. This program also focuses on physical education. While these initiatives are commendable, how bad is the childhood obesity problem and are these initiatives worth pursuing?

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