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CHILDHOOD OBESITY
has become an epidemic
Has this affected your child?

Did you know...

  • Tennessee has the 5th highest rate of childhood obesity in the U.S.
  • Since 1980, obesity among children and adolescents has almost tripled
  • Nearly 1 in 3 children in America are overweight or obese
  • Children from 8 to 18 years old spend an average of 7.5 hours a day using entertainment media 
  • Overweight children are more often the targets of bullies
  • Approximately 160,000 children a day stay home from school because they are afraid of being bullied