Posted on June 7th, 2010 No comments
The White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity just released their report to the President which details the alarming trend of obesity currently in children and action steps that can be taken to end childhood obesity within a generation, that is to return the obesity rate to 1970s levels before it began to rise. Some of the steps involve initiatives that READS is currently pursuing, such as providing healthy foods in schools. Other steps are to improve nutritional education, lowering the prices of healthy foods, getting children more active through recess and bettering access to safe and secure playgrounds. You can read the full report by clicking here.