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Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama launched "Let's Move", a nationwide effort to fight childhood obesity by improving school lunches and providing parents with better nutrition information. But there is still some debate over the role government should have in telling people what to eat.
■Class discussion: Does the First Lady's fight against fat go too far or not far enough? Should the government ban french fries, potato chips and Mountain Dew from schools? Do you think requiring healthier fare in school lunches will help kids drop a few pounds? Is it the government's job to take away your Snickers candy bar?
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