Obesity Declines Among Mississippi Youngsters

Obesity rates are dropping among Mississippi elementary school students and leveling out overall, according to The Examiner in Washington, D.C. For the full story, click here

Editor’s Insight: With all the negative news about portion control rules and trans fat bans, it’s good to know that progress is being made in some areas on the obesity front.
While the improvement was not great, progress is progress. This report notes that many schools have stop serving fried food and more time is being devoted to health and physical education. 06-14-12 By Elliot Maras