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Childhood Obesity is Everyone's Problem


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The United States is experiencing an epidemic of obesity. Two thirds of American adults are either overweight or obese -- and the epidemic also affects children.

Today, one third of all children ages 2-19 are overweight or obese. Most of these children will become diabetic.


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