Childhood obesityAuthor: Oksana Aron, MD Source: Weight Loss NYC Apr 13, 2009
A new study that published recently in Associated Press shows that among 4 year olds: nearly "13 percent of Asian children were obese, along with 16 percent of whites, almost 21 percent of blacks, 22 percent of Hispanics, and 31 percent of American Indians.
Obesity is the reason our children will for the first time ever live shorter lives than their parents.
Many school sells fruity and sugary drinks after school (every Friday afternoon) as the children are leaving school. Many of the kids get one and the other parents who do not want to get one are almost forced to as “all the other kids are getting one .”
Things are going to have to change in our society regarding food and the marketing of food.
This starts with you.