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Wednesday
Jul172013

Proof that Educating Kids about Value of Daily Exercise Works

Washington Post reporters surveyed the plethora of recent research on childhood obesity and concluded that America’s war on youths’ widening waistlines is paying off. The authors attribute this to the numerous health promotion programs states have launched to address nutrition and physical activity.

Of course, there is still much work to be done. But, as the authors say, "The overall good news is mounting evidence that obvious community-based solutions, like eliminating fried foods in school lunches and educating kids about the need to exercise every day, tend to get results.” Read the full article…

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