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Fighting obesity: ditch the deep fryer and try organic gardening

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Washington -- Eat better. Exercise more. And, kids, tell your school principal to swap the cafeteria's deep fryer for a salad bar.

If you don't, your doctor, teachers, parents, community and government will remind you to, because it's time to get in shape.

That was the message Tuesday from first lady Michelle Obama and a task force that unveiled its "action plan" to reverse a 30-year trend -- and return this nation's childhood obesity rate to 5 percent by 2030.

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