There is always a fat kid in those Disney movies that tell the story of an underdog sports team, the ragtag group that, against all odds, eventually beats whatever rich, black-uniform-clad Nordic rival is up against them for the final title. The kid may be a catcher or a goalie, but invariably there is one scene where he finds himself (what luck!) in front of a free buffet and gorges madly for our comic relief. Outside of "The Mighty Ducks," however, child obesity is no laughing matter.
Parents hold the key to fixing childhood obesity
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