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W.Va. Children’s Obesity On The Decline, Health Improves

January 7, 2013

CHARLESTON (AP) — Childhood obesity rates are declining in West Virginia as schools focus on improving nutrition and increasing physical activity, according to a statewide screening program....

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mikeyd

Jan-07-13 8:30 AM

has anybody ever been behind one of the welfare carts in the checkout line?yum.from the box to the microwave.

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Wheeldog

Jan-07-13 5:54 PM

milkeyd, how many families today actually eat an evening meal cooked from scratch? The microwave is a much used machine for families that are middle class and even higher. Junk food is marketed under a "healthy" label, but it is still trash.

Food is only half of the equation. Exercise is the other half. How many people do you know who regularly walk two-to-three miles per day at a brisk clip or peddle a bicycle for over an hour four to five days each week?

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mikeyd

Jan-07-13 8:06 PM

this must be why they buy high school sized students desks for the middle schools now.

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