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Childhood Obesity – One Family’s Story of Change

Not so long ago, a typical Saturday at the Taylor household consisted of video games, fast food dinner and banana splits for dessert. Evenings were spent cuddled up in front of a family DVD, munching on popcorn and guzzling soda. "I guess I figured we were really spending lots of quality time together," says Michelle, whose sons are nine and eleven. "I never realized that I was actually damaging my children's health." A recent trip to the pediatrician woke Michelle up to the damage the junk food and sedentary activities were causing.

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