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Are schools responsible for a child's nutrition needs?

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Child Nutrition Responsibility

Child Nutrition Responsibility


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There should be no question obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. When it comes to the nation's overweight children, much of the problem is blamed on a lack of exercise and poor nutrition. Who is responsible for childhood nutrition?

In this episode we'll discuss how schools and communities play a role in childhood nutrition. Do they take away responsibility from parents? Are school lunches and breakfasts a good way to target childhood obesity?