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Childhood Obesity: Childhood Obesity Facts Include Increased Heart Conditions

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Unfortunately, childhood obesity is a significant problem, and it is not only a condition that affects the childhood of the obese individual. Being obese as a child increases your risk for heart conditions in adulthood. In fact, obesity in children has been called a warning sign of heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease …

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USDA Announces Critical Upgrades to Nutritional Standards for School Meals


USDA Unveils Critical Upgrades to Nutritional Standards for School Meals Proposed Changes Will Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Children Nationwide and Help Address Childhood Obesity Crisis WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 13, 2010 —The USDA announced critical upgrades to nutritional standards for school meals, as we at Green Planet Ethics learned Thursday, July 13th, 2011, that …

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Negative Impacts of Technology on Children

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Some of the negative impacts of technology on children aren’t always so straight forward. Technology is not necessarily bad, but it is everywhere you go or turn. Today’s younger generation knows their way around all kinds of technical gadgets. Cell phones, iPods, Blackberries, and so forth find their way into kids’ hands and from there …

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