With almost 32% of children (ages of 6-17) considered to be overweight or obese

National attention on this growing problem of pediatric obesity has turned its attention to this unhealthy epidemic.

There are no easy, straightforward plans for families to help fight childhood obesity.

Doctors note that it is not as simple as eating less and following the food pyramid or increasing exercise. Even a diet is not the answer, the most discussed solution is the emphasize that parents should be role models for a healthy eating lifestyle.

Here is an interesting article for additional solutions on Pediatric Obesity : The Unspoken Epidemic

 

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