U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is trying to convince Congress that pizza is not a vegetable.
Posts Tagged Obesity
The other day, we noted Boulder Valley schools are considering adopting a new “wellness policy” that would discourage cupcakes on birthdays and replace chicken nuggets with roast chicken on lunch menus. We also quoted Beth Cooper, the nutrition services director for the school district, who told the school board, “We’re eliminating trans fats and high fructose corn syrup.”
Colorado has the lowest adult obesity rate in the nation, according to a report released Monday by the non-profit Trust for America’s Health. But the state’s obesity rate is higher last year, up to 17.6 percent from 16.9…