And it comes down to more than lifestyle factors.
There isn't a parent I know that doesn't want the food environment to be healthier. Stress and time restraints force many to get the "quick" fix when it comes to food, and fewer families are preparing meals from scratch. Here are some tips to keep your kids healthy.
I heard a story recently that stopped me in my tracks. One overweight nine-year-old was told by another, fitter boy, "If you don't stop eating those fries and pop, you will get fatter." The brave deliverer of the bad news learned the worst lesson, I am afraid: Don't tell the truth.