Early in June of this year, New York City Major Bloomberg proposed that softs should not be sold in cups larger than16 ounces. This is an attempt to help fight the American obesity crisis. I agree that liquid calories can sure creep up on you before you know it! How many of our kids are drinking multiple sodas a day? Not that this one change alone is going to stop the obesity crisis, but it's a step in the right direction. In 1980, 5 – 7% of kids were obese. About 32% of children and teens ages 2 to 19 — about 23 million — were either overweight or obese in 2003-2006. Experts agree, this is not acceptable.
Here are a few ideas to help you break some cycles and start your family slim down.
Taken from: The Family Guide to Fighting Fat from Texas Children's HospitalBack To Top