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Childhood obesity in Louisiana puts future at risk

October 26, 2010
Alexandria Town Talk

 

Louisiana's future rests with the youth of today. If we continue to raise a generation of children who are obese and unhealthy, that future will not be bright.

It's not news that Louisiana has the seventh-highest percentage of obese and overweight children in the U.S. It was announced in a report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in July 2009 called

"The F as in Fat" report.

 

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