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Vilsack: Most of Nation's Young Adults too Overweight for Military Service
03/14/2013   Reported By: Tom Porter

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was in Maine today to promote the need for healthy eating habits among America's youth. He spike at the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center in Portland before making an appearance at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in South Portland. Maine Things Considered host Tom Porter sat down with Vilsack, who says as well as affecting the nation's economy, poor nutrition is impacting national security.

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Maine Things Considered host Tom Porter talks with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who was in Portland today to promote healthy eating and exercise habits for the nation's young people.


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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack promotes better nutrition and exercise habits for the nation's young people at a stop today at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

Photos by Tom Porter.
 

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