Childhood Obesity

August 31, 2011

The childhood obesity problem in this country is skyrocketing out of control. One in three kids are overweight! A new study could help fight the epidemic. Researchers followed a group of children for 10 years. They found that the average child ate 165 calories more than needed each day. Grossly overweight teens took in about one thousand calories more each day than needed. That's almost two Big Macs! The study concluded that children are spending more time putting food into their mouths than exercising! So what can be done? Teach your children healthy eating habits, which includes avoiding the sugary sodas - they're packed with calories!

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