Are we really helping kids get healthy? (via Marketing to Mat)

October 21, 2010 at 4:19 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Are we really helping kids get healthy? Last month, a New York Times headline declared “City’s Efforts Fail to Dent Child Obesity.”  40% of New York City schoolchildren in kindergarten through eighth grade are overweight or obese, same as last year, despite the city’s “effort” to reduce that rate.  NYC schools have replaced whole milk with 1% milk, banned sugary drinks from school vending machines, and restricted bake sales to once a month (seriously?).  A school exercise program has k … Read More

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