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School lunches KEY School canteens are ( were ) not known (kort tillægsform) for their fabulous food. But when First Lady Michelle Obama tried ( tries ) to introduce (navnemåde) healthier meals and smaller portions to American schools, she sparked ( spark )outrage and anger. Why? CLUB investigates. Why did Michelle Obama want change? KEY CLUB: The American First Lady was ( is ) tackling one of America’s biggest health problems: obesity. According to the American Heart Association, one in three teens in the USA is ( was ) overweight. Increasing numbers of teens are ( were ) now suffering from high cholesterol and high blood pressure – the types of problems that only used ( use ) to be seen in adults. “Because of obesity, unhealthy eating habits and physical inactivity, we ( you )may see the first generation [of children] that will be ( have been ) less healthy and have a shorter life expectancy than their parents,” warns surgeon Richard Carmona.

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