National Childhood Obesity Month

September 27, 2016 07:42 PM

One in five children in this country is considered obese. And now during National Childhood Obesity Month -- a doctor from Entira Family Clinics talks about what can be done to prevent this problem.

"one of the tools we're using these days is the 5-2-1-0. Five fruits and vegetables a day, two or less hours of screen time per day, one hour of physical activity and zero sugary drinks," Dr. Mark Bogel of Entira Family Clinics said.


Dangers of childhood obesity include an increased risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and even types of cancer.


Brent Palm

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