September Health Observance: National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

One in 5 children in the United States are obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news is that childhood obesity can be prevented. In honor of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, we encourage your family to make healthy... Read More

Majority of US Children Today Will Be Obese by Age 35

Over half of today's children in the United States will be obese at the age of 35 if existing trends continue, despite the fact that currently, less than 20% of them are obese, a new simulated growth trajectory model indicates. "Right now, about 17% of children between the ages of 2 and 19 have obesity," lead author of the new... Read More

National Childhood Obesity Month: Healthy Kids

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September: National Childhood Obesity Month It’s back to school! Did your child have an annual physical before joining a sports team this fall or before starting school? Did their pediatrician say anything positive or negative about their weight or BMI (body mass index)? Let’s start with some statistics: Source   What can you do, as a parent or guardian, for... Read More