Georgia making strides to lessen childhood obesity

October 24th, 2014

Georgia is making slight progress in the fight against childhood obesity, but is expected make more headway, said University of Georgia food and nutrition expert Caree Cotwright. School lunch programs, controversial now because of a federal mandate to serve healthier food choices, aren’t the problem, said Cotwright. But school nutrition can make a big difference, she said, especially with low-income children whose main source of nutrition may be breakfast and lunch at school. For the full story, visit this link.

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