Childhood Overweight and Obesity
Obesity now affects 17% of all children and adolescents in the United States - triple the rate from just one generation ago.
Related FeatureChildren's Food Environment State Indicator Report, 2011 [PDF-768k]
This report compiles data about food access, regulations and policies that, if improved, may positively impact childhood obesity.
Making Health Easier: Healthy Habits in Childcare
This video highlights the efforts of one educational organization, Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP), to keep kids healthy at an early age.