All childhood obesity

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February 7, 2017

Teachers may be cause of ‘obesity penalty’ on girls’ grades

Obese white girls penalized in English, but not math

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January 27, 2015

Pizza a significant source of calories, fat for kids

Nutrient content should be improved, researchers say

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January 18, 2015

Pizza adds significant fat, calories, sodium to youth diet

Nutritional content of popular food should be improved, study says

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August 1, 2014

Removing school vending machines is not enough to cut soda consumption

Small-scale attempts to improve students’ diet could backfire

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December 17, 2013

TV ads nutritionally unhealthy for kids, study finds

Most food marketed on children’s programs high in fats, sugars, sodium

Lisa Powell

November 7, 2012

Kids consume more calories, soda when eating out

Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda on days they eat at fast-food or full-service restaurants, as compared to days they eat meals at — or from — home.