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Wednesday, 04 September 2013 01:40

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

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One in 3 children in the U.S. is overweight or obese. More than 23 million children and teenagers in the U.S are obese or overweight. 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. And usually overweight children become overweight adults. Use this month as a time to stop the obesity rate.

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One in 3 children in the U.S. is overweight or obese. More than 23 million children and teenagers in the U.S are obese or overweight. 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. And usually overweight children become overweight adults. Use this month as a time to stop the obesity rate.

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