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Is my child overweight?


Last updated 12/18/2008 at Noon

As parents, we want the best for our children. We want them to be healthy, happy kids which will extend into adulthood.

Kids today are heavier now than they have ever been. Why? Today’s children are drinking too many sweetened beverages such as soda and boxed fruit punches.

Also, today children are eating too much fast food and are eating the majority of their meals without adult supervision.

They are also spending too much time in front of a video screen and are not active enough. Fewer kids are playing outside or riding their bikes like they did just a decade ago.

These changes need...

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