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  Searching to end obesity –a look at processed food

Correction: Picture Books-Junk Food story

In a story May 30 about junk food images in children's picture books, The Associated Press misstated the name of the illustrator of "Mmm...Let's Eat!" It is Betsy Thompson, not Betsy Johnson. Full story

Girl calls out McDonald's for tricking kids into eating 'junk food'

  During the annual McDonald’s shareholder meeting, 9-year-old Hannah Robertson, whose mother is reportedly a children's nutrition activist, got the first question for CEO Don Thompson, accusing him of duping kids with marketing into eating junk food. Mika Brzezinski discusses.

American chef's independent spirit fires Southern cuisine

NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Fire in my Belly" is an apt title for the debut cookbook of U.S. chef and restaurateur Kevin Gillespie, who turned down a scholarship to the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology because a career in science just didn't feel right. Full story

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  Nanny State in the Making?

A new study shows that curbing sales of junk food and sugary drinks at schools may help slow the spread of childhood obesity. Will this study boost efforts by cities across the U.S. to restrict super-sized beverages? Justin Wilson, Center for Consumer ...

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