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- 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."
- Maya Rockeymoore president and CEO of Global Policy Solutions, a social change strategy firm based in Washington, and director of Leadership for Healthy Communities, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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