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Fitness & Nutrition For A Healthy Lifestyle

According to the Centers for Disease Control 40% of American adults and 20% of adolescents (ages 6-19) are obese. These are the highest rates ever recorded in the United States! It is not difficult to understand why: the low price of unhealthy, highly-processed foods and lack of exercise. Obesity increases a person's risk for disease and other health complications such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke and osteoarthritis. So too are obese children at a risk of becoming unhealthy adults.|Read Full Article

Other Resources
Fit4AllKids - Nutrition • Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
ChooseMyPlate.gov • US Department of Agriculture
Fruits & Veggies - More Matters® • Produce for Better Health Foundation
Recommendations for Physical Activity in Children • American Heart Association
Health in the News
Most American Kids Today Will Be Obese by Age 35 • Fortune.com
Kids Who Get Moving May Also Get Better Grades • Reuters.com
Youth Obesity Is At New Highs Globally • Fortune.com
Farm to School Program Boosts Fruit, Veggie Intake • ApalachTimes.com
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