The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
Rising childhood obesity rates spawn efforts to get junk food out of schools, but behavioral changes are lagging public awareness.
- Dr. Jack Yanovski head of the Unit on Growth and Obesity, in the Developmental Endocrinology Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH.
- Dr. Susan Lynch pediatrician, Cholesterol Treatment Center, Concord Hospital; first lady of New Hampshire
- Margo Wootan director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
- Paul Campos professor, University of Colorado School of Law; author, "The Obesity Myth: Why America's Obsession with Weight is Hazardous to Your Health."
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