I know we're getting concerned about our kids eating too much and not getting enough time playing outside and getting in some exercise---Looks like I may have stumbled across some good news her.  Researchers have found that kids in the U.S. are eating fewer calories.   I know as a kid I loved eating carrot sticks, pieces of celery(with peanut butter on 'em) and radishes and other veggies.

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Over the past 10 years, calorie consumption by boys declined by about seven percent to 2,100 calories a day. For girls, it dropped by four percent to 1,755 calories a day.

This is good news, of course, as obesity continues to be a national health problem.

But, health experts say the numbers need to decline much more before we’ll see real progress.