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More than half of today's children will be obese adults

By: Claire McCarthy, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications A new study tells us that 57% of today’s children will be obese by the time they are 35. And if a child is obese when they are young, chances are overwhelming that they will stay that way. Obesity is a real problem in our country, not just for adults but also for children. There are many reasons for this. For lots of families, it…

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