Clock Ticking in Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Clock Ticking in Fight Against Childhood Obesity

After attending his daughter's first school orientation, Editor-in-Chief Eric Stoessel wonders how serious we are about childhood nutrition.

This past month, I attended my first school orientation with my daughter, who has since started kindergarten. I learned she gets 30 minutes for lunch, which includes walking from the kindergarten building to the cafeteria and then through the serving line. She has a weekly gym class for 30 minutes and two 15-minute recesses. The principal announced that seventh and eighth graders would no longer have recesses.

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