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Childhood obesity rates down five percent in Chula Vista

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CHULA VISTA (CBS 8) - Childhood obesity rates are declining in San Diego County.

New data shows declining numbers of obese and overweight students in the Chula Vista Elementary School District.

Officials say it's a joint effort between lawmakers, health leaders, educators and parents to invest in children's health.

The school district added more physical education and also changed the school lunch menu to include fresh fruits and vegetables.

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