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Some Experts Optimistic As Obesity Levels In Children Hold Steady Instead Of Increasing

08:37 EDT 11 Oct 2019 | Kaiser Health News

A new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report found that nearly 5 million American kids could fall into the obese category. But not everyone is discouraged by the numbers. “It’s definitely positive. You have to stop [obesity] first in order to reverse it,” said Laina Fullum, director of nutrition services for Columbia Public Schools. “Since we’ve been on an uptick, for it to just halt is amazing.”

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