“childhood-obesity” Charts

Possible Link Between ADHD and Obesity »

A 33 year study revealed that the obesity rate of men with a history of childhood ADHD is 19.5% higher…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 77

What Influences Childhood Obesity? »

While access to grocery stores was previously thought to be a primary factor in childhood obesity, new research suggests income…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 24

In Many States, Childhood Obesity Rates Are Decreasing »

Of the 43 states (including DC) reporting obesity rates among low-income preschoolers (ages 2-4), 19 stated that obesity rates had…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 293

Childhood Obesity Rates are Starting to Decrease »

Obesity rates among low-income U.S. preschoolers (ages 2-4) are finally starting to decrease. After steadily increasing from 10% in 1990…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 437

Obesity in America Races Forward: By State »

In recent decades, obesity has dramatically increased. In 1990, no state's population was more than 14% obese. Today, no state's…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 43

Should Big Brother Healthy Up Your Kid's Happy Meals? »

As every two-in-three Americans are overweight, and adolescent obesity reaches nearly 20%, perhaps the government should step in and force…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 26