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Our Nation’s Obesity Epidemic: The Fallout

Two-thirds of American adults and 25 million American children are obese or overweight. Studies report childhood obesity has more than tripled in the last three decades. This generation (ages 6-11) is likely to be the first to have a shorter life span than that of their parents.
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Written by Brooks Juneau

October 25, 2007 at 3:19 pm

The Very Best Drinks for the Very Worst Health

You can call it pop, soda, soda pop, or even soft drink, but if your health is important to you, don’t drink it. While on the subject of beverages, 100% fruit juice is also on the chopping block. Most people are not under any illusions that soft drinks are nutritious. The same is not true for fruit juices. This misconception is resulting in an inexcusable number of malnourished overweight kids.
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Written by Brooks Juneau

October 1, 2007 at 8:13 pm