New initiative helps fight childhood obesity

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mid section view of a man sitting on a bench in a parkThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that nearly 18% of children in the United States are obese.

We’re learning about a new initiative that’s bringing together hundreds of restaurants, sports groups, and other companies with a common goal of reducing childhood obesity.

Nutrition expert, Dr.Holley Grainger, joined the FOX43 morning team with more information.