Little Kids, Big Responsibilities

It is a commonly accepted fact that obesity runs rampant among children in the United States today. The statistic that one out of every 3 children meets the criteria for obesity is not some worst-case scenario prediction for the future – it is an alarming reality. This is the product of various combinations of influences, including more time spent watching TV and playing video games (with 8-18 year olds spending an average of 7.5 hours a day), and parents’ on-the-go lifestyles that prevent them from carefully preparing nutritious meals. Continue reading