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Commentary: Solution to obesity is found

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NEW YORK -- Once upon a time, Ma would say: "Sit up and eat your vegetables." Pa said: "Don't talk with your mouth full."

Other common utterances included: "Go outside and play." And, "After you finish your chores."

Families may not have been happier -- and family dinners may have been daily rituals of tiny tortures -- but neither were the words "childhood obesity".

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