Recipe for health

Obesity is on the rise, but there are plenty of things you can do to maintain a healthy weight.

By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM April 2, 2008

Everybody wants to be healthy, but today's world is full of roadblocks. You know you should eat broccoli, for example, but it's a lot easier to buy French fries (and they taste better). You know you should exercise, but your friends are playing video games.

For many people, the temptation to indulge is irresistible. But all of that indulging is catching up with us.

Junk food, like chips, candy, and cookies, are easy to snack on—and often yummy. But they can pile on the calories and lead kids to become overweight.

Junk food, like chips, candy, and cookies, are easy to snack on—and often yummy. But they can pile on the calories and lead k...

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