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Food guidelines aren't nanny-state politics

The recently passed food guidelines for schools are not nanny-state politics, as many critics suggest, columnist Mary Sanchez wrote. "This is hardly Armageddon. It's about feeding hungry children healthful food," Sanchez wrote. "And given that childhood obesity and the resulting rates of diabetes and other health issues wind up costing taxpayers to treat the uninsured, wouldn't it be fiscally more prudent to nip this nutritional demon when our children are younger and less rotund?"