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`F as in fat,' and frightening

September 1, 2007
by Editorial
The Birmingham News

"F as in Fat" calls for a National Strategy to Combat Obesity, involving government at every level as well as private industry and community groups. Governments should make it easier for Americans to choose healthy foods, such as by requiring more and better nutritional labeling, and they should create more affordable recreation areas for Americans. The report also recommends workplace wellness programs for all working Americans and increased research on how to effectively promote healthier habits. All are good, weighty recommendations.

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