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Childhood Obesity

 
Source: Freakonomics
 
The following are resources available for parents, professionals, and youth to educate and maintain healthy eating habits. Resources are constantly being updated.
 
Fact Sheets /Tips /Flyers
Causes, Risks & Solutions WEB MD ON CHILDHOOD OBESITY
Overweight v. Underweight Children KIDS HEALTH ON CHILDHOOD OBESITY
CDC- Facts on Childhood Obesity EFFECTS AND PREVENTION OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY
The Basics, Strategies & Solutions DEFINITIONS, FACTS, AND CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES
The Mayo Clinic ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHILDHOOD OBESITY
Childhood Obesity Quiz TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
 
Internet Sites
Promotes the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhances the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives
 
 
Publications / Studies
The Bogalusa Heart Study
 
Obesity and Self-Esteem- A must read
 
 
Causes and effects of Childhood Obesity
 
Childhood Obesity—A Burgeoning Epidemic
 
 
Size of the problem and how to combat it
 
Too many kids are too heavy, too young
 
The latest statistics on childhood obesity in the United States  
 
News Coverage
 
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