Sugar & Spice: Childhood Obesity in America

By Admin, November 30, 2012


Practice Fusion’s Research Division released data today on pediatric BMI, highlighting the scope of the childhood obesity epidemic as the nation’s children head back to school. States with the highest sample childhood BMI rates include Texas, New Jersey, California, Florida and Tennessee. The percentage of overweight children nationwide is growing at an alarming rate, with 1 out of 3 kids now overweight or obese based on findings from the company’s national health research dataset.


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