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Childhood Obesity / Cafeteria Cameras #993572

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 11, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) CDC figures on US children who are obese cited.

(New York: Dan Harris) The use of "calorie cameras" in the schools to watch what children are eating in the cafeteria as part of an anti-obesity initiative featured; scenes shown from an elementary school in San Antonio, Texas. [Two KIDS - comment.] [Social and Health Research Center director Dr. Roberto TREVINO†- comments on the feedback.] How a phone "app" can calculate calorie intake from food items explained. The view of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin of calorie policing noted.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) A squirrel in the Harris video shown.

Sawyer, Diane;
Harris, Dan

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