Friday, August 18, 2006


Article in today's Clarion-Ledger about vending machines in school.

"Mississippi leads the nation in obesity rates, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with an estimated 64.5 percent of adults being obese or overweight.

Another survey by the University of Southern Mississippi found that 24 percent of children in first through eighth grades are overweight."

Read Lily Chang-Chien's (Class of 2007) take on School Nutrition here and Mike Gallagher's (Class of 2008) "School Lunch" paper here.

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