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Soccer, Scout and 4-H Programs Rally Around Healthy Snacks

July 09, 2014

Pilot Program with Hannaford Supermarkets Encourages Healthy Eating

(July 9, 2014) BOSTON, MA – Research indicates that unhealthy snacks have contributed to the rise in childhood obesity rates in the U.S., which have more than doubled in the past three decades. Now children in sixteen soccer, Cub Scout, and 4-H programs in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts are getting a healthy boost from Hannaford Supermarkets thanks to a pilot program called Snack It Up.  

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