It’s a disappointing reality in America that the next generation is suffering from lack of movement and processed foods. The CDC gives the following statistics regarding children and obesity.
• Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years.
• The percentage of children aged 6–11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 20% in 2008. Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12–19 years who were obese increased from 5% to 18% over the same period. [Read more…]