March 6th, 2014
02:37 PM ET

Obesity Rate Drops for Young Kids

Significant progress has been made in the fight against childhood obesity. A new study finds the obesity rate for 2 to 5-year-olds has dropped a whopping 43% in the past decade.

Those early years are critical because that is when kids usually develop their eating habits. A 5-year-old who is obese is more likely to be a teenager who is obese and on into adulthood.

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