How scary!

November 19, 2008 at 1:57 am Leave a comment

We’ve got a raging obesity epidemic in this country, and yet more American kids went hungry last year than the year prior. 

According to new government stats, nearly 700,000 kids went without food at some point during 2007.  That’s more than a 50% jump from 2006 and the highest number since 1998.  At the same time, other federal data show that 16% of young people – ages 2 to 19 – in the United States are considered obese.

Yikes!  How did this dichotomy happen?  And, more important, what can we do about it??


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