According to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity rates appear to have leveled off, but prevalence rates are still at an all-time high. With 13% of Canadian and 17.5% of American children and teens struggling with obesity, we are in a dire situation.
As a result of obesity, children are developing chronic conditions and diseases that were previously seen only in adults, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, liver disease, bone and joint problems and more. For the first time ever, parents could outlive their children. How did this happen and what can we do about it?
Watch my live interview on CTV National News for my thoughts and what can be done for the health of our children and our society!