Fighting Childhood Obesity

Fighting Childhood Obesity

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

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

Guests

Margo Wootan

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

Dr. Susan Lynch

pediatrician, Cholesterol Treatment Center, Concord Hospital; first lady of New Hampshire

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.

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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