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House Proceeding 02-23-10 on Feb 23rd, 2010 :: 3:49:20 to 3:53:10
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Kathy Castor

3:49:14 to 3:49:34( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: the rules and pass h.res. 274, expressing support for designatioof march and national nutrition month. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 274, resolution expressing support for designation of march as national nutrition month. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from florida, ms. ctor, and a member will each

Kathy Castor

3:49:20 to 3:53:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Kathy Castor

3:49:35 to 3:49:56( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from florida. ms. castor: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material in the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. castor: thank you. and, madam speaker, i yield to myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. castor: madam speaker, we are going to continue to work

Kathy Castor

3:49:57 to 3:50:20( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: for a healthier america, and this year marks the 30th year that march is celebrated as national nutrition month. th national nutrition month campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating habits and promoting exercise in our daily lives. the first nutrition campaign

Kathy Castor

3:50:21 to 3:50:41( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: was launched in 1973 with the presidental proclamation as national nutrition week and became national nutrition month in 1980. and i am especially proud to support national nutrition month as first lady michelle obama has just recently launched the let's move campaign to target childhood obesity. this initiative has four

Kathy Castor

3:50:42 to 3:51:03( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: components. one, making healthy choices. two, putting healthy foods in schools. three, increasing access and affordability of healthy foods. and, four, increasing physical education. good nutrition and healthy eating habits play a fundamental role in the overall

Kathy Castor

3:51:04 to 3:51:25( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: health of both children and adults. the children's health care caucus, which i'm proud to co-chair with congressman dave reichert of wasngton, we're helping to raise awareness of good nutrition and healthy eating habits and how they improve the lives of all americans. poor nutrition and seden tear

Kathy Castor

3:51:26 to 3:51:48( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: lifestyles link to obesity and countless health problems. toy, 1/3 of adults in the united states are obese. can you believe that? and childhood obesity rates have tripled since 1980. in my home state of florida, 1/3 of children in our state are overweight or obese. and that's a statistic that

Kathy Castor

3:51:49 to 3:52:09( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: replays ielf in every state across america. in my tampa bay area community, more than 80% of children are not getting the recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables. so we have a lot to do.

Kathy Castor

3:52:10 to 3:52:30( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes is one of the leading health conditions that is estimated to cost the united states more than $6 billion annually in expenses and loss of productivity. we can do better. parents, you must fus on healthy choices for your children. you must become good role

Kathy Castor

3:52:31 to 3:52:51( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: models for your kids. for children, poor nutrition, inactivity and weight issues can often lead to low academic performance or behavioral problems resulting in additional costs. proper nutrition helps to fight illnesses a it's vital to our children's cognitive development. house resolution 274 designates

Kathy Castor

3:52:52 to 3:53:10( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: march as national nutrition month and encourages communities all across america to increase awareness about nutritional health. additionally, this resolution recognizes the hard work of registered dietians and health care professionals that help to educate communities about good nutrition.

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