Healthy Eating Tip of the Month focuses on helping tackle childhood obesity

April 1, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

It probably isn’t surprising to hear that obesity rates have increased over the years.

Worldwide obesity has almost tripled since 1975 and more than two-thirds of adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese.

What may be surprising to hear is that 1 out of 5 children in the U.S. are considered to have obesity, and obese children are more likely to become obese adults.

The good news is that lifestyle modification can decrease the risk of childhood obesity. If you’re looking for what you can do in your children’s lives, check out the information online: http://www.med.umich.edu/pfans/services/tip.html

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