A Child Offers Plan on Portion Control for Dieters - NYTimes.com12-year-old Marshall Reid has taken matters into his own hands and is motivating his family to eat right and exercise. Please enjoy this engaging account of how a child can show the way for so many others.

In theory, losing weight should be straightforward: eat healthier, subtract quantity, add exercise. In the real world, though, where each family member can have a different relationship with food, that equation can be far more complicated.

A Child Offers Plan on Portion Control for Dieters – NYTimes.com.

How can we empower children in the Caribbean to eat healthy and slow the alarming rates of high-blood pressure and diabetes that is literally killing our nations?