Thursday, April 29, 2010

Tips To Keep Kids Healthy, Prevent Obesity [video]

“ABC7 is taking part in the Kid Healthy campaign to help educate children and parents about the importance of healthy eating and exercise. As part of the campaign, Eyewitness News teamed up with pediatricians from across Southern California to answer questions about childhood obesity, immunizations, and tips for keeping your kids healthy. Childhood obesity has reached epidemic levels across the U.S. An estimated 17 percent of children ages 2 to 17 are obese. The Center for Disease Control defines obesity as a BMI at or above the 95th percentile. According to Kaiser Permanente, one out of 10 minority kids are obese, with the highest rates among Latino girls and African American boys. Poor eating habits, lack of exercise, and genetics are the three leading...

1 comment:

KrishaLiva said...

Child obesity is now one of the growing concerns for many parents. Parents should definitely aware about what it may cause to the health of their children. Anyway, thanks for sharing this.
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