TITLE

United States shifts focus to food marketing in battle to reduce childhood obesity

AUTHOR(S)
Benac, Nancy
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, pE459
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's fight against national childhood obesity shifts its focus on food marketing. It says that after Obama's launch of the crusade, the U.S. government released on May 10, 2010 the report "White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity Report to the President" filled with 70 solutions to the problem. It states that Obama announced Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation's voluntary cut of 1.5 trillion calories from its products by the end of 2015.
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52226841

 

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