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Child Obesity: An Epidemic

There was a time when it was a rarity to see an overweight child. I’m not sure if it was because there weren’t as many processed foods in the nineties, whether children were running around outside more instead of obsessively playing video games inside or if parents have just started taking less interest in whether or not their child is healthy or not. 1,133 more words


Study: Obese Preschoolers May Already Have Risk Factors For Heart Disease, Diabetes

LONDON (CBS Atlanta) – Overweight and obese preschoolers may already have the risk factors in place for heart disease and diabetes, reports Live Science

Italian researchers studied the pediatric records of more than 5,700 healthy children ages 2 to 6 from 2011 and 2012. 207 more words


Getting Ready for Summer

As the doldrums of winter melt away, and days become longer, we find ourselves daydreaming about summer sun, free time and fun. Along with our winter coats, we shed the academic stress and teacher expectations and let our creative sides shine and feel the boost of energetic emotion. 202 more words