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AUG 26, 2014 - MedicineNet

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Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity

Title: Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood ObesityCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/22/2014 5:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

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AUG 22, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Whole Foods Is Taking This Kale Thing Way Too Far

We've officially reached an unhealthy level of kale obsession. Here's proof: Visiting #wfmfamily @WholeFoodsCRP - they have a great event coming up 9/6 #backtoschool! Funding #wholekids pic.twitter.com/kjpE3VvXaC— WFM_Newtonville (@WFMNewtonville) August 21, 2014 Perplexed? We were too. It turns out Whole Foods' "Kalegating" event, taking place at one of the chain's locations in Boston, is the high-end grocery store's spin on ...

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AUG 11, 2014 - Health Canal

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Combatting childhood obesity from the age of two

A successful American initiative to tackle childhood obesity will be trialled in the UK, thanks to a new £431,495 research project targeting children as young as two.

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AUG 11, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Dramatic Anti-Obesity PSA Aims To Shock Parents Into Avoiding Feeding Kids Junk Food

In a year-old PSA that's just recently started going viral, an obese character named Jim is rushed to the hospital because of a heart attack. The video, created by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, rewinds through Jim's life to show how he ended up breathless on a stretcher. In a stark dramatization, adult Jim guzzles Cokes, waits on fast-food drive-thru lines ...

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AUG 07, 2014 - Shape

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Is a Cupcake Ban in Schools a Bad Idea?

Thinkstock The fun police seem to be on patrol in Edmonds School District, a suburb of Seattle, where parents are no longer allowed to bring high-cal desserts to celebrate their kid's birthday with classmates, according to an article posted on Today.com. Instead, parents are being urged to swap out bad-for-you sweets for inedible treats such as stickers and pencils (womp, ...

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