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Message ID: 8904
Date: 2011-07-14

Author:Ryan, Joseph Patrick

Subject:RE: David Ludwig's recommendation to use foster care to treat obese children

It would seem we would want to answer at least two questions before arriving at foster care as a solution. (1) why are unhealthy foods cheaper? Look to the farm bill and what we encourage/support farmers to grow. And look at grocery options in low income neighborhoods. Only two contributing factors but foster care will have no impact on either. (2) Are youth in foster care in better physical shape than similar youth living with biological parents. I haven't seen much in this area but I believe Jesse Helton at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has a paper coming out soon in this area. Joe ________________________________________ From: bounce-37775565-14463080@list.cornell.edu [bounce-37775565-14463080@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of D F MCMAHON [dfmcmahon1@msn.com] Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 10:57 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: David Ludwig's recommendation to use foster care to treat obese children Any thoughts or responses? Sheri McMahon ND

It would seem we would want to answer at least two questions before arriving at foster care as a solution. (1) why are unhealthy foods cheaper? Look to the farm bill and what we encourage/support farmers to grow. And look at grocery options in low income neighborhoods. Only two contributing factors but foster care will have no impact on either. (2) Are youth in foster care in better physical shape than similar youth living with biological parents. I haven't seen much in this area but I believe Jesse Helton at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has a paper coming out soon in this area. Joe ________________________________________ From: bounce-37775565-14463080list.cornell.edu [bounce-37775565-14463080list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of D F MCMAHON [dfmcmahon1msn.com] Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 10:57 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: David Ludwig's recommendation to use foster care to treat obese children Any thoughts or responses? Sheri McMahon ND