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A look at childhood obesity through this stunning infographic put together by Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota
The fact that September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month means that childhood obesity is well accepted as an epidemic in our country. Children’s Minnesota recently released a white paper that examined the issue of childhood obesity. The assessment revealed a startling conclusion from an obesity expert with the World Health Organization that “the die is cast by the age of five,” referring to the prenatal and early childhood determinants of a child’s likelihood of becoming obese.
Study finds early childhood, birth to age 5, is the most critical opportunity to prevent obesity, but it is often the most overlooked