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Obesity Rate in Young Children Decreasing

A report published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association states that obesity in children from 2 to 5 years old has dropped 43 percent in the past decade. About 8 percent of 2- to 5-year olds were obese in 2012, down from 14 percent in 2004. Although the results show a growing concern for obesity in our young children, the report also states that overall, there have been no significant changes in obesity prevalence in youth or adults.

For more, see the New York Times article here.

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