Childhood Obesity

What's New

December 8, 2014
Increasingly, Americans are demanding more information about what they eat and drink. A 2012 Associated Press poll found that 79 percent of respondents thought that lack of information about what is in food contributes to high rates of overweight and obesity. In the same poll, 83 percent of respondents favored government policies that provide the...
December 1, 2014
Public opinion polling suggests that Americans would like to know more about what they are eating and drinking. And last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced two comprehensive rules requiring chain restaurants, certain food retail outlets, and vending machines to post calorie and nutritional information clearly and openly....

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