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Video: NBC Nightly News: McDonald's healthier Happy Meals

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    BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor (Washington, DC): Under pressure from nutrition experts alarmed by childhood obesity in this country, McDonald's said today it's taking steps to make Happy Meals healthier. The company is cutting the size of the french fry portion in half for starters, and adding apple slices to every meal. The new meals will have about 20 percent fewer calories, coming in at under 600 calories total. First lady Michelle Obama -- who campaigns, of course, for better nutrition -- put out a statement today calling this a good step.

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