Wednesday, March 5, 2014

CDC Study Shows Obesity Rate Decline among Young Children


Obesity rates dropped by approximately 40 percent among children ages 2-5 years old between 2003-2004 and 2011-2012, a “significant decrease” according to researchers with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who conducted the study. The study also found that obesity rates remained high “with no significant changes” overall for older children and adults over the same time period.  
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