Understanding Obesity and Childhood Nutrition

This video highlights one community's actions to decrease childhood obesity. In doing so, it addresses these questions:

  • What does science tell us about children's nutritional needs worldwide?
  • Is there enough time in the school day for exercise?
  • How can nutrition instruction fit into the K-12 science curriculum?
  • What roles can communities, schools, culture, and people play in addressing the problem of childhood obesity?

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