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Portion Size Controlled By Plate Size

Researchers from the Center for Obesity Research and Education in Philadelphia studied a group of young children and watched the way they ate on different sized plates.


(Gov. Christie speaks to reporters today in Trenton.)

Obesity Expert Calls Gov. Christie’s Weight An Irrelevant Distraction

Reporters and comics have been having a field day focusing on Christie’s weight, with little said about his politics.


(Dr. Jennifer Orlet Fisher, at Tuesday's press conference.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Temple University Gets Fed Grant To Fight Obesity In Poor Kids

Temple University’s Center for Obesity Research and Education is digesting a new federal grant to help mothers make better food choices for their children.



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