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Plenty of food shops in London have sections catering to American immigrants. The busiest times converge around three American holidays: Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Christine Ro/NPR hide caption

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Dorothy Boddie runs the outreach ministry at Allen Chapel AME, one of the Capital Area Food Bank's nonprofit partners. The D.C.-area food bank is part of a growing trend to move toward healthier options in food assistance, because many in the population it serves suffer from high blood pressure and diabetes. Courtesy of Capital Area Food Bank hide caption

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A view from the starting line of the sixth annual Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh, N.C., in 2010. The local children's health clinic takes its name from this annual charity race, which draws about 8,000 participants each year. Courtesy of Dustin Bates hide caption

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Sweet Name Of Kids' Clinic Gives Some People Heartburn

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A Twinkie shows off its creamy filling in this file photo from 2005. A snack-cake sales slump is one reason Hostess Brands is seeking protection from its creditors. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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Researchers looked at whether restaurants and stores that sold unhealthful food near high schools affected students' weight. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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