Obesity rates in children are growing at alarming rates. About 33% of the children in America are considered overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963, according to the American Heart Association.
Children are generally overweight or obese because they don’t get enough physical exercise and have poor eating habits. Genetics, environment, metabolism and life style may also play a role.
“When a child has obese parents, they are three to four times more likely to have weight problems themselves,” Dr. ...Read Share