Nutrition

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Davis Makes Restaurants Offer Milk, Water as 1st Choice in Kids’ Meals

On Tuesday night, the City Council of Davis unanimously passed an ordinance requiring every “restaurant that sells a children’s meal that includes a beverage” to offer milk or water to children as their first choice in children’s meals, according to Bay Area public radio station KQED.

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Michelle Obama Takes Credit for Food ‘Culture Change’

Michelle Obama said Thursday that the U.S. has undergone a “culture change” in the five years since she started raising awareness about childhood obesity, but as she celebrated achievements on multiple fronts the first lady also warned that the progress is “incredibly fragile.”

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Feds Seek Tax on Sugary Drinks, Snacks

A tax on sugary drinks and snacks is one way a government panel of nutrition experts thinks Americans can be coaxed into eating better. Some members of Congress are already pushing back on the idea, saying the panel has overstepped its bounds.