7 US states with the highest childhood obesity rates
We already know that obesity is a growing problem among adults in our country, with more than a third considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What we often gloss over, though, is that obesity among children in the U.S. is just as concerning. With most adults seemingly reluctant to drastically alter their lifestyles enough to curb adult obesity, the importance of educating children early in their life about proper diet, exercise, and other obesity risk factors has taken on an entirely new meaning.
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