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First Lady to Set Jumping Jacks World Record

It only takes one minute and it’s a way to be part of a Guinness World Record. But you have to do it by 3:00 pm Eastern today!

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Are We At the Tipping Point for Obesity?

I believe we’ve reached the peak of the obesity epidemic in the U.S. Here’s why.

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Michelle Obama Might Have It Wrong on Childhood Obesity

Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign is just one way to reach kids. Sometimes you only need to talk to their parents.

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The Top 5 Worst School Lunches

The five worst school lunches served at American schools. Apparently bar appetizers are “kid-friendly.” Yikes!

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Legislating School Lunch

The Governor of Massachusetts passed a bill into law this week that requires the removal of fryolators from school cafeteria kitchens and the inclusion of fresh fruits and vegetables whenever food is sold. What’s great is that fried food will be less available and the healthy stuff will be more available; what’s sad is that it requires a law to make this so.

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A Closer Look at Obesity

The 2010 rankings are out for obesity in the US. The numbers are increasingly worse with only one area improving over last year, the home of Mrs. Obama, Washington, DC.

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Should Health Insurers Charge Overweight People More?

Should health insurers charge people more money if they’re overweight? They want to.

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Feminism Makes You Fat

A rather provocative headline isn’t it? There is a little ripple going around foodie circles right now though that states just that. Let me state that these are progressive, liberal people making this claim and they actually have a bit of a point.

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