Tag Archives: Obesity
There is no question that childhood obesity is one of the greatest challenges facing both our country and our state. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the obesity rate among children has doubled in the last 30 years … Continue reading
There is no question that the food we eat and the things we drink impact how much we weigh and how healthy we are. While most of us know this, the choices we make every day would indicate otherwise. The … Continue reading
Last summer, the USDA launched My Plate, a new set of nutritional guidelines aimed at reversing the upward trend in obesity amongst American children, teens, and adults. Replacing the food pyramid formerly used to help explain what we should be … Continue reading
All you need to do is turn on the news to hear about the obesity epidemic in our country. The national statistics are staggering and it isn’t just our children that are in danger. In 2010, the CDC found that one-third … Continue reading
A recent study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill may provide the definitive answer to that question and help turn the tide in the battle over the bulge.