USDA dietitian says reducing obesity is a community effort

Schools, parents and the community must work together to overcome childhood obesity, U.S. Agriculture Department dietitian Mary Jo McLarney said a symposium in New York state. After explaining school-nutrition requirements, McLarney talked about her own experiences as a food-service administrator in Somerville, Mass., where she worked for years to introduce children to healthy foods.

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