Childhood obesity epidemic has peaked?

After steadily rising since 1980, obesity rates have peaked. In 2003-04 and 2005-06, roughly 32 percent of kids aged 2-19 were obese. Rates among adults seem to have plateaued as well.

Even though rates aren’t rising right now, roughly 1 in 3 kids in the U.S. are obese!

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2 Responses to Childhood obesity epidemic has peaked?
  1. […] = ‘compact’; Most people have heard obesity being described as an epidemic. Although one study suggested that childhood obesity has peaked, many parents remain concerned about their children’s eating habits. Two recent studies […]

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