Deb Headworth

Poor fat kids?

In children, cleanse, detox, food, obesity, teens, weight on December 12, 2008 at 8:53 pm

Obesity Among California’s Low-income Teens Nearly Triple That Of More Affluent Peers (December 12, 2008) — In this policy brief, the authors examine why low-income teenagers are almost three times more likely to be obese than teens from more affluent households. Specifically, persistent barriers to health were found, including high numbers of neighborhood fast food restaurants, high sugary soda consumption and television viewing and low numbers of parks and other opportunities for physical activity. … > full story

 

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