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Mix Of Programs Helping Low-Income Families Build Healthy Eating Habits

January 26, 2017
by Colleen Shaddox
Hartford Courant

In Connecticut, 15.8 percent of children aged 2 to 4 in low-income homes are obese, according to the State of Obesity, a September 2016 report by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. That figure has remained constant since 2007, according to the report. Of 10- to 17-year-olds, 15 percent are obese, the report said.

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