Student Well-Being

Youth-Obesity Stories Paint Ugly Picture for U.S.

By Bryan Toporek — July 18, 2011 1 min read

Two studies and a commentary released in the past few weeks have focused specifically on the youth-obesity epidemic that’s exploded across the U.S. in the past 20 years. All in all, there’s not a lot of good news for the States.

Let’s dive right into them:

The Rise of U.S. Youth Obesity

Obesity began spiking in U.S. teens and young adults in the 1990s and 2000s, according to a new study in the

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.