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Families fight obesity

Families fight obesity

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer Taking 154 millions victims each year, obesity proves to be an addiction worse than that of drugs and alcohol. God did not make everyone skinny as sticks, or at least that is what my doctor told me when diagnosing me as overweight at 8 years old. As the youngest child of my family it seemed […]

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Coppell incorporates salad bars into cafeterias next year

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer The United Fresh Produce Association Foundation, a founding partner supporting the national Let’s Move! initiative to end childhood obesity has granted CISD with four salad bars which will be piloted in four elementary school cafeterias starting in the fall. If they are successful, then more will be purchased for the remaining elementary campuses. Coppell, along […]

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How to make the drive-thru healthier

Jordan Thompson Staff Writer One of the hardest things about becoming an adult, for me at least, is accepting the fact that junk food can no longer be as blissful of an indulgence as it used to be. It wasn’t until high school that I learned about the importance of calorie intake, and to be honest I miss the days […]

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Sidekick staff member featured on CNN

Our very own business manager Addy Lopez got her question answered by Michelle Obama! Check it out on CNN! (It’s the second question)

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Obesity starts in schools

Addy Buigas-Lopez Staff Writer Growing up with Cuban grandparents and other family not accustomed to the American life style, not a day passes when I am not lectured about how America, as a whole, is so overweight. Every time we go out to dinner or drive through the nearest fast food place, my sister and I get a soapbox about […]

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