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What You Need to Know About Childhood Obesity [Article]

Our very own Dr. Wilder was featured in Arizona Foothills Magazine this month because she’s trying to help the next generation be and stay healthy.

According to recent statistics, about 1 in every 3 American children and teens is considered overweight or obese. But childhood obesity doesn’t just stop there. Along with our kids being at unhealthy weights, childhood obesity can also lead to health complications down the road. Our children are highly susceptible to having high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and elevated cholesterol levels.

Healthy habits start at home. What are you teaching your children about food and leading an active lifestyle? If you’re not sure, that’s okay. Read Dr. Wilder’s article in Arizona Foothills Magazine – she’ll teach you how to teach your kids healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

For the full article, How to Protect Your Child from Adolescent Obesity, click here.

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