Posted April 12, 2010
First Lady Michelle has announced a nationwide program called “Let’s Move,” which will address the problem of childhood obesity.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 16% of American children between the ages of 6 – 9 are overweight or obese. Obesity is more prevalent among African-American children than any other group of children. The numbers have been steadily climbing. If left unchecked, obesity can lead to heart problems, hypertension, diabetes, and a list of other ailments.
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article courtesy of Elev8.com