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Dec. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Betty Liu, Scarlet Fu and Julie Hyman report on today's ten most important stocks including Amazon, Goldman Sachs and J.C. Penney. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Ex-wife you have seen is a real push as obesity has been a rising problem.

-- what you have seen is a real push as obesity has been a rising problem.

There is always a personal choice argument.

We have the coalition of libertarians of the u.s. department of agriculture and major food companies who say these are adults making adult decisions.

The dietary habits are not that different from the rest of the population.

What are the numbers?

How much of the amount of food stamps are used towards a essentially junk food?

For example, a yale university study showing $2.1 billion of food stamp money goes towards soda purchases.

Some estimates as high as $4 billion.

This affects the bottom line for the soda companies.

This is something that helps the bottom line.

You have a real interest in keeping the program as broad as possible, because it keeps people going to grocery stores.

Is there any pressure at all to revise the program a little bit to encourage people to buy healthier foods, fresh fruits and vegetables ? there has been.

As of last june, a letter signed by 18 mayors.

Letters from minnesota and new york city.

A bill in the house of representatives that is being introduced by a tennessee congressman, republican who is an obstetrician saying we should look at making restrictions on the program.

In this farm bill they have not gone anywhere.

What about the anti-obesity tom of the reformers, aggregates?

Do they say this is an effective way to fight america's obesity program?

This is a challenge.

Making political change involves political coalition.

You have anti-hunger advocates that tend to work together.

Nutritionists will say we should

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