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First Lady Applauds Healthier Meals In S. Fla. Restaurants & Nationwide

First Lady Michelle Obama has taken another step forward in her campaign against childhood obesity and it will affect the food you eat at some South Florida restaurants.

CBS4–09/15/2011

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Fight Childhood Obesity With Miami-Dade’s ‘Fit-to-Play’ Program

The Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department has jumped into the county’s fight against childhood obesity.

CBS4–09/13/2011

(Photo Source: Miami Dade Public Schools)  Star Food Healthy Express vending machines at Miami-Dade high schools will offer choices like yogurt parfaits and wraps this year.

Miami-Dade School Cafeterias Get High-Tech, Healthy Makeovers

When Miami-Dade students go back to school on Monday, some of them will notice their cafeterias have undergone high-tech, healthy makeovers and it’s all about battling childhood obesity in South Florida.

CBS4–08/19/2011

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Hialeah Launches Initiative To Combat Childhood Obesity

The Miami-Dade County School Board has joined the City of Hialeah’s fight against childhood obesity.

CBS4–08/11/2011

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S. Fla.-Based Burger King Among Restaurants Making Kids Menus Healthier

South Florida-based fast food giant Burger King is one of 19 restaurant chains to offer healthier kids meals in the nationwide fight against childhood obesity.

CBS4–07/13/2011

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Pediatricians Rip Media For Increasing Childhood Obesity

MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – The American Academy of Pediatrics has taken aim at the media saying television ads for sugary and fatty foods are playing a role in the childhood obesity epidemic in a new policy […]

CBS4–06/27/2011

(Photo Credit: CBS4) Kids take part in the Crossfit Kids class in South Miami.

Crossfit Kids Teaches Importance Of Exercise & Nutrition

A new program at a South Miami gym teaches kids the importance of exercise and nutrition in fighting childhood obesity.

CBS4–06/17/2011

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Putnam: School Vending Machines Too Sweet

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam may shut down or restrict the use of vending machines in public schools in response to what he says is a public health epidemic of obesity that left unchecked will cost the state millions in health care costs.

CBS4–05/19/2011

Kids Eat Miami

“Kids Eat Miami” Focuses On Childhood Obesity, Nutrition

A unique event which supports efforts to prevent childhood obesity and promote good nutrition is set to take place this weekend. Kids Eat Miami is Saturday, April 9th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Jungle Island.

CBS4–04/06/2011

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Fmr. President Clinton In South Florida Promote Healthy Eating

Former President Bill Clinton was in South Florida Friday afternoon to make sure local children grow up to be a healthier, happier generation.

CBS4–01/21/2011

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