childhood obesity

It’s Fit!Live!Win on NewsOne Now, and we’re taking a look at Camp Fit’s fight against childhood obesity and their holistic approach to encouraging our youth to live…

A 7-year-old girl authored a children’s book titled, “Not Fat Because I Want To Be,” in order to expose the challenges of being an obese adolescent. See also: BlackAtlas.com visits the MLK Memorial See also: Man Arrested For Burning Cross In Own Driveway

Take a look at the high cost of childhood obesity that is prevalent as our children become more obese each day as obesity spreads through the United States.

News

via:eurweb The blogosphere is crying hypocrisy over the First Lady – leader of the “Let’s Move!” initiative to curb childhood obesity – ordering a highly caloric meal of burger, fries, chocolate shake and Diet Coke at the new Shake Shack in Washington D.C. The Washington Post calculated the amount to be about 1,700 calories. Read […]

Parents and concerned people across the country are voicing their opinion on the recent campaign for Skechers Shape Up  for Girls. The campaign targets young girls only which has people speaking out because of what this message may translate to girls.  Although, some may feel this is a good thing and may support the First […]

On the 25th of April, the First Family hosted a record number of people on the South Lawn in their backyard for the 133rd White House Easter Egg Roll. 30,000 people from around the country embraced this year’s theme “Get Up Go!” — a part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative to raise a […]

Youth

Via: defendernetwork.com Obese teens are much more likely to become severely obese adults, and the risk is highest for black women, according to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association.