childhood obesity

First Lady Michelle Obama has become one of the most recognized faces in the battle against childhood obesity in recent years. Whether motivating the youth…

Each day in this country we think about obesity. It has become an epidemic. Childhood obesity is even more shocking. Take a look at these two facts: Approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese. Since 1980, obesity prevalence among children and adolescents has almost tripled. Keep reading to […]

On the 25th of April, the First Family hosted a record number of people on the South Lawn in their backyard for the 133rd White House Easter Egg Roll. 30,000 people from around the country embraced this year’s theme “Get Up Go!” — a part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative to raise a […]

While ankle injuries like sprains and breaks are common in our society (especially for those avid athletes and children whose bones are still growing), is this necessarily something that SHOULD be expected to happen? I was just reading an article about how obesity can cause a strain on the feet (as well as the knees, […]

Check out Master P (Percy Miller) and Romeo on Wendy talking about their non profit organization, "It's Time Kids" that supports the Michelle Obama initiative to prevent childhood obesity.