Childhood Obesity

7 Stats on Childhood Obesity in North America

America has a growing problem, and it involves its children—namely, our children are becoming obese at increasing rates. ...

Childhood Obesity Rates Remain High, Report Says

There’s good news and bad news in the fight against childhood obesity. The good news: obesity rates have leveled off ...

Study Reveals Link Between TV Watching and Childhood Obesity

A new study shows that it doesn’t take much time in front of the boob tube for kids to increase ...

Genetics, Environment Play Key Roles in Childhood Obesity

In an effort to devise strategies for combating America’s growing obesity epidemic, scientists are currently exploring the relationship between appetite, ...

BPA Linked to Childhood Obesity: Study

American researchers recently released a study that links higher levels of the chemical bisphenol-A to increased rates of obesity. ...

Study: BPA May Cause Childhood Obesity

Bisphenol-A, commonly known as BPA, has been linked with childhood obesity in numerous studies. ...

Study: Excess Calorie Consumption Not the Only Factor in Childhood Obesity

A new study found that calorie consumption rates in obese boys and girls were lower than those seen in boys ...