Dairy Queen Nixes Sugary Drinks on Kids’ Menu
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Dairy Queen Nixes Sugary Drinks on Kids’ Menu

Ben Rooney, CNN MONEY   (CNN Money) — Finish that soda, junior. Dairy Queen is…

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What is Your Obesity Costing You?
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What is Your Obesity Costing You?

  Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly Sometimes celebrities or otherwise physically fit people…

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This New Documentary Sheds Light On What It Really Takes To Combat Childhood Obesity
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This New Documentary Sheds Light On What It Really Takes To Combat Childhood Obesity

(The Huffington Post) – It goes without saying that the United States’ childhood obesity rates…

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CDC: Toddler Food Often Has Too Much Salt, Sugar
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CDC: Toddler Food Often Has Too Much Salt, Sugar

  Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner CHICAGO – Many packaged meals and…

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First Lady: US Experiencing Food ‘Culture Change’
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First Lady: US Experiencing Food ‘Culture Change’

DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama said Thursday that the U.S. has…

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Tax Obesity Proposal: Puerto Rico Might Fine Parents With Obese Children
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Tax Obesity Proposal: Puerto Rico Might Fine Parents With Obese Children

  (Tech Times) – Puerto Rico has an obesity crisis. It has higher incidence of…

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Fit 2 Change Combats Childhood Obesity Among Homeless Youth
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Fit 2 Change Combats Childhood Obesity Among Homeless Youth

by Roberto Alejandro Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Childhood obesity has quadrupled in…

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U.S. Girls Keep Hitting Puberty Earlier
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U.S. Girls Keep Hitting Puberty Earlier

(Reuters Health) – Girls are developing breasts at younger and younger ages, a new study…

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Fewer school districts promoting junk food, soda
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Fewer school districts promoting junk food, soda

[THE TAMPA TRIBUNE] There’s been a big shift in how many school districts take money…

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Nobel Laureate Speaks at Statewide Social Business Plan Competition
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Nobel Laureate Speaks at Statewide Social Business Plan Competition

TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE Contact: Teri Sumbry Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing 334-724-4552…

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