A panel talks about what’s behind the estimated $90 billion to $117 billion yearly cost of obesity in America, and some of the proposed strategies for dealing with the problem.

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  • Margo Wootan director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
  • Fred Barbash writer and editor for "The Washington Post"
  • Morgan Downey executive director of the American Obesity Association
  • John Doyle co-founder of the Center for Consumer Freedom

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