According to the result of a recent study without intervention the next generation will be at very high risk for heart disease, hypertension, cancers, joint pain and other related obesity problems.
The reason- About 1/2 million 4 year olds are obese, about 1:5 Americans.
Researchers analysed height and weight data of 8,550 pre-schoolers born on 2001. Children were measured in their homes. The Numbers of children considerd obese by race are:
- Asians: 13%
- Whites : 16%
- Blacks: 21%
- Hispanics: 22%
- American Indians: 31%
Our health program uses health risk factors to teach people to take care of their health. Obesity is one of these health risk factors.