Friday, June 11, 2010

Keeping KY Kids Off the Obesity Track [audio]

“Eating a little less and exercising quite a bit more sit at the center of a new set of guidelines from Washington aimed at keeping Kentucky kids off the path to obesity. The White House Childhood Obesity Task Force says children need every advantage they can get, including quality pre-natal care, good nutrition and more exercise. Tonya Chang, advocacy director with the American Heart Association in Kentucky, says more children face this problem than one might think. ‘We have about 20 percent of young children under age 5 who are overweight or obese, and about one in three children...

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