Obesity Rate Skyrockets For Boys

This alarming news article from the National Post reports that for Canadian boys, the obesity rate has tripled in the past 15 years (it also doubled for girls during the same period). "The findings are considered alarming and significant, particularly since overweight children tend to become obese adults, who are much more likely to suffer from high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke and heart disease." Here's a great reason for promoting fathers, who tend to encourage sport and outdoor activity participation with their children.

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