Watch: Are schools to blame for America’s obesity epidemic?
By staff and wire services reports
December 10th, 2012
To borrow a line from Kermit the frog, it's not easy being green -- or, eating green, the Huffington Post reports. America is the fattest country in the world, and only ranks second to Greece in the proportion of children who are overweight, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. While obesity rates have slowed or stabled in other countries, larger increases were recorded in the United States, alongside Canada and Ireland. In America, 17 percent -- or 12.5 million -- of children aged 2-19 are obese, according to figures from the...
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