In the Packard Pediatric Weight Control Program, kids learn that some foods, like cookies, cupcakes and soda, are "red lights" and shouldn't be eaten frequently. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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For fans of TV chef Paula Deen (seen here in a photo from 2006), her appeal lies not in the recipes, but in that feeling that she's talking just to you. Courtesy of Food Network/AP hide caption

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Narragansett and Standard Bronze heritage breed turkeys browse at a farm in Westport, Mass. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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A man prepares an aye-aye, a rare type of lemur found only on the island of Madagascar, for dinner. These primates are an important source of iron and protein despite being critically endangered. Christopher Golden hide caption

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Overweight guys will have even more company in a few years. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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An illustration of a healthful meal drawing from the African Heritage Diet Pyramid and African culinary traditions. Illustration by George Middleton hide caption

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