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(article, Culinate staff)
In case you missed it last week, the March 22 issue of Newsweek featured Michelle Obama on its cover, stumping for Let's Move, her new obesity-fighting program, along with two other articles (by Claudia Kalb and Claire McCarthy) outlining just how, um, big the problem really is — and how to tackle it. As Kalb wrote, bq. It took decades after the surgeon general's 1964 report on the hazards of tobacco for anti-smoking laws to go into effect. And there is, of course, one major and critical difference between tobacco and food: you can live without smoking, but you will die without eating. Which makes tackling childhood obesity such a complicated challenge.