“It’s great to help kids eat healthy,” she said. “We have an obesity epidemic in this country, and it’s hitting kids more and more.” That combined with an increase in diabetes has the potential to shorten the life spans of future generations, she said.
The program began with a scene from the film, “Idiocracy,” where a man must explain to a crowd that sports drinks aren’t good for plants. The crowd, despite dying crops, has been taken by advertising claiming that plants crave electrolytes.
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