Be Healthy! Be Active!
According to the American Heart Association, about one out of
three American kids and teens today are overweight or obese; nearly
triple the rate in 1963. Among children today, obesity is causing a
broad range of health problems that previously weren’t seen until
adulthood. These include high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and
elevated blood cholesterol levels. There are also psychological effects.
Obese children are more prone to low self-esteem, negative body image
However, there’s good news: Obesity can be stopped.
And it doesn’t take high-tech treatments or cutting-edge medications.
The solution begins and ends with the daily decisions we make. Below
are resources to help your family stay healthy!!