Overweight kids: Here are Slate readers' 12 best ideas for reducing the rate of childhood obesity.

March 20 2011 10:43 PM

"Time To Trim" Winners

Here are Slate readers' 12 best ideas for reducing the rate of childhood obesity.

Children at a farmers market in Los Angeles, CA.
Is there a cure for childhood obesity?

Almost a month ago, we launched "Time To Trim," a crowdsourcing project to generate new ideas for reducing childhood obesity in the United States. Slate readers have submitted nearly 350 ideas and more than 2,000 votes for their favorites. Readers have also been engaging in some lively debate in the comments.

Voting is now closed, and we've rounded up 12 winning entries: six automatically selected because they were the top reader picks, and six more chosen by our panel of expert judges. 

The judges' top six picks are:

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5. Food Stamp Incentives, by Zahava

The readers' top six picks are: