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School Lunches May Lead To Childhood Obesity, Study Shows

Posted on Feb 12, 2011 in Uncategorized

Published by Carlos Jenkins on Feb. 5 at 2:54 p.m. School lunches may increase childhood obesity risks Being on the couch watching television or in front a computer screen for two hours per day increases obesity risk by 19 percent. Research found that school lunch has plays a major role in increasing obesity risk in youngsters. A recent study of 1,000 sixth graders from different schools in Michigan, discovered that students who were regularly eating from school cafeterias are 29 percent more likely to be obese compared to those who eat homemade food in lunch boxes. Almost half of the obese...

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