Category Archives: Obesity

Obesity rates in U.S. appear to be finally leveling off

After three decades of climbing steadily, obesity rates appear to be stabilizing nationwide. Increases among certain demographic groups are still evident, however. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, January 18, 2012 By Shari Roan, Los Angeles Times After … Continue reading

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Childhood obesity rates level off in California, L.A. County

But the problem is still dangerously common and a threat to long-term health. In L.A.County, 42% were overweight or obese last year. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2011 By Anna Gorman, Los Angeles Times California’s … Continue reading

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