In my Health, Safety, & Nutrition course this fall, we are taking a closer look at childhood obesity. Childhood obesity can cause health problems that last for a lifetime. There are different reasons for obesity; genetic and hormonal causes, but many times eating too much and exercising too little.
One of the best strategies to combat childhood obesity is to change the overall lifestyle of the family: eat healthier (in appropriate portions) and increase physical activity. View the video below as experts discuss this ever-growing childhood epidemic.