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Mar 18

Fulton County leaders urge healthier eating in March

With longer days and better weather, many residents are already making healthy choices towards more outdoor activity.

And according to experts, March is the right time to transition from heavy winter clothing and heavy winter meals to lighter – and perhaps, tastier – options available to home chefs.

The Fulton County Partnerships to Improve …

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Jun 11

CBS Atlanta Fit Kids Fit Families

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Aug 29

Movers, shakers, moms and programs help fight obesity

GHN | Felicia Harris

The fight against childhood obesity is serious business, but Zoey,  the mascot of CHOICES for Kids, puts a fun, friendly face on it.

Nine years ago, Vanetta Keyes didn’t know what to do. Her teenage daughter was obese, and there were no local programs for overweight children and …

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Oct 01

Farmers’ Market offers Fun Run, kids’ expo

CND | Maria-José Subiria

Exercise and health-care education will resonate throughout the Atlanta Farmers’ Market this Saturday, during a festival at the market, according to Marsha Thomas, manager of the Georgia Grown Welcome Center, at the facility.

Thomas said the festival will have two main events — the Pumpkin Fun Run and The …

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Sep 13

Program shows wiping out obesity is about choices

MDJ | Marcus E. Howard

Vanetta S. Keyes is the founder and CEO of the Center of Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully. She was recently recognized by General Mills for her commitment to community service.

KENNESAW – Vanetta Keyes, founder and executive director of the Kennesaw-based Center Helping Obesity …

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