Promoting healthy lifestyles for children & families



Washingotn, DC - On Thursday, May 14, 2009, the Healthy Families and Communities Subcommittee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), held a hearing to examine how improvements to child nutrition programs can help fight the nation’s childhood obesity crisis. Child nutrition experts from across the country, including Dr. Lorrene Ritchie, testified about the threat that childhood obesity poses nation’s physical and financial health.

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