childhood obesity

It’s Fit!Live!Win on NewsOne Now, and we’re taking a look at Camp Fit’s fight against childhood obesity and their holistic approach to encouraging our youth to live…

The CDC and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently reported that the national childhood obesity rate has leveled off and even declined in some…

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 […]

Parents and concerned people across the country are voicing their opinion on the recent campaign for Skechers Shape Up  for Girls. The campaign targets young girls only which has people speaking out because of what this message may translate to girls.  Although, some may feel this is a good thing and may support the First […]

Earlier this year, Superstar Beyonce Knowles announced her involvement with First Lady Michelle Obama’s initiative to stop childhood obesity. Mrs. Obama is currently visiting cities across the country speaking about this epidemic and how we can provide better solutions for families.  Several celebrities and other concerned individuals have donated their time and energy to join […]

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 […]

First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign, Let’s Move is actively making positive strides with their mission to end childhood obesity.  The Partnership for a Healthier America recently announced an agreement with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation(HWCF).