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Sugar & Spice: Childhood Obesity in America

& spice 25% sugar Boys BMI Average obesity by Age 20 calories Underweight 21% CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN AMERICA Girls' BMI Boys' BMI Normal 15% 60% 20% Obese Practice Fusion's Research Division released data on Overweight pediatric BMI, highlighting the scope of the child- hood obesity epidemic as the nation's children head back to school. 15% pediatric obesity More information: www.practicefusion.com/research З Feeling the burn 10% Girls BMI How many calories do kids burn in everyday activities? 18% Underweight Normal 16% 99 calories mowing for 45 mins 5% 63% Obese Overweight 60 calories 36 calories walking the dog for 30 mins 3-5 years old 6-8 9- 11 years old 12 - 14 15 - 18 years old years old years old Obesity by gender overweight or obese 1 out of 3 children are now overweight or obese based on findings from Practice Fusion's dataset. total obesity tripled 18 calories cleaning their room for 15 mins The percentage of overweight children nation- wide is at an alarming rate. Since 1980, obesity prevalence among children and adolescents has almost tripled. 25% Underweight 21% The top 3 Normal 20% 18% Obese 19% States with the highest sample childhood BMI rates. Overweight 15% 15 Tennessee 61% 10% California Texas 131 calories Boys Girls practice fusion

Sugar & Spice: Childhood Obesity in America

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Practice Fusion’s Research Division released data today on pediatric BMI, highlighting the scope of the childhood obesity epidemic as the nation’s children head back to school. States with the hig...

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