400 BILLION CALORIES. Yes, you read that right…

The report “Too Fat To Fight” highlights the obesity epidemic in children and the burden it places on future military recruits who wish to serve.
Article can be found here.

Report can be found here.

The highlight from the report:

“Students in the United States consume almost 400 billion calories from junk food sold at schools each year. If the calories were converted to candy bars this would equal nearly 2 billion bars and weigh more than the aircraft carrier Midway.”