Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity infographic kids these days Sugar Bombs What The Kids Are Eating - 5541939456
By Unknown
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Infographic of the Day: The nonprofit organization Environmental Working Group reviewed 84 popular kids breakfast cereals and found that a disturbing number of them contain a disturbing amount of sugar.

In fact, Kellogg's Honey Smacks -- which, funnily enough, was once called Sugar Smacks -- contains more sugar in a one-cup serving

All Kinds Of Wrong Childhood Obesity Pizza As Vegetable - 5451912704
By Unknown
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day: In a move to block important changes to the nutritional requirements of school lunches, the GOP-led House of Representatives yesterday voted to pass a bill that eliminates USDA-endorsed anti-childhood-obesity limits to French fries, while maintaining the status of pizza as a "vegetable."

The

Comments
Childhood Obesity happy meal McDonald's - 5016347136
By Unknown
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Happy And Healthy of the Day: McDonald's announced today that it will begin adding fruits or vegetables to every Happy Meal.

The LA Times reports that apples will most often be served as the healthy side, but produce selection may vary depending on the branch location and time of year to include carrots, pineapple slices, raisins, and mandarin oranges.

In addition, th

Childhood Obesity Human Interest Story tearjerker - 4583124992
By Unknown
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Sad Human Interest Story of the Day: Clocking in at a whopping 132lbs, three-year-old Chinese toddler Lu Hao is approximately five times the ideal weight for his age.

"His appetite is so good that for a meal he can eat three big bowls of rice, even larger than I and his mother," his father is quoted as saying. "We have to let him be as if we