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Five Simple Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity

With so many factors contributing to childhood obesity, such as easy access to junk food and kids growing up attached to computers, keeping your child fit and healthy might seem overwhelming. That’s an understandable feeling given the stats. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), childhood obesity rates have doubled in the past 30 […]

Talking to Kids About Weight Loss

Talking to kids about weight loss can be a difficult discussion. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years. In 2008, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. Overweight is defined as excess body weight for a specific height […]