Rising childhood obesity rates spawn efforts to get junk food out of schools, but behavioral changes are lagging public awareness.


  • Margo Wootan director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
  • 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
  • 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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