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Since 1999, overweight and obesity rates have risen steadily among children aged 2 to 19. While recent reports indicate some improvement for preschool age children, this trend has largely continued unabated. Fortunately, new health initiatives are rising to the occasion in communities across the country. While these movements are crucial, sustainable progress needs to start from the ground up. Families and schools need to get on board so that children can be immersed in a positive, empowering environment that promotes long-lasting health. This infographic explores the alarming numbers behind child obesity, the dangers stemming from it, and what we can do to help!
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