It starts with the youth —} @vitality_bk is here for our children. "If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together.” - "It takes a village to raise a child." -African proverb ________________________
The percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s.1 Today, about one in five school-aged children (ages 6–19) has obesity.
Childhood obesity has immediate and long-term impacts on physical, social, and emotional health. For example:
Children with obesity are at higher risk for having other chronic health conditions and diseases that impact physical health, such as asthma, sleep apnea, bone and joint problems, type 2 diabetes, and risk factors for heart disease. - @cdcgov