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Kids' Rising Obesity Rates Due to Bad Habits, Not Genes: Study
Date:2/3/2011

ercent of non-obese kids.

The finding comes against the backdrop of the recent enactment of the federal government's new "Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010," which is designed to foster healthier school menus for the nation's 31 million children currently receiving lunch through school-based programs.

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For more on the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, visit the White House Web site.

-- Alan Mozes

SOURCE: University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, news release, Jan. 31, 2011


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