And here's how we could finally (maybe, one day) get the epidemic under control.
Studies show how ads can trigger the reward center of the brain, and it starts during childhood.
Mobile playgrounds designed to fight childhood obesity are catching on in low-income areas.
The U.S. has the world's highest rate of childhood obesity, according to a new study.
These hidden junk food ads are making childhood obesity worse.
The U.S. food industry spends $1.79 billion on marketing foods to children each year.
5. Ditto for exercise and fitness. In the United States, 96% of elementary schools offer no physical education class; while
As I write, it's the UN's International Day of the Girl. There is much work to be done in the world to increase equality and justice - shocking things are still happening to girls all over the world, it breaks my heart: Female Genital Mutilation, child marriage, sex slavery - to name but three.
This September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. By knowing the facts and taking steps to help your children live a healthier lifestyle, childhood obesity and its resulting complications may be prevented.
Many people's realities make lifestyle reform a nearly impossible luxury.
And no, it has nothing to do with their mothers' weight.
The steady increase in autoimmune diseases has also been attributed to an imbalance in the gut microbiome causing leaky gut
Knowing what we’re up against is the first step toward a healthier lifestyle and breaking that vicious cycle.