Alarming Statistics on Childhood Obesity

Below are just a few of the alarming statistics that we as a nation face:


 
Only 32% of kids ages 6-17 meet minimum standards for cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance.
 
Over the last 20 years, the number of overweight children has increased more than 50%.
 
40% of 1st graders have at least one coronary disease (CAD) risk factor.
 
According to a USA Today poll, about 20% of children ages 9-11 said they have been on a diet.
 
Since 1960, obesity increased 54% in elementary school children and 39% in high school students.
 
25% of all school aged children are obese, the more likely they will remain so.
 
40 million American children have abnormally high cholesterol levels.
 

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