Dr. Jennifer Orlet Fisher

(A school lunch.  File photo by Beau Wade.)

Temple Researchers Say Smaller Plates Cause Children To Take Less Food

The public health professors conducted a three-month study of childhood eating habits at a North Philadelphia school. Children were permitted to serve themselves at lunchtime.


(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.