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Plow to Plate Food Series Presents: Weight of the Nation Part III – Children in Crisis
Jul 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
Childhood obesity is much more than a cosmetic concern. The health consequences of childhood obesity include greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and other illnesses. Experts fear this may be the first generation of American children who will have a shorter life expectancy than their parents.
The good news is that there are resources available for parents who want to help their kids. The bad news is that there are many barriers to achieving these goals and many parents don’t recognize the seriousness health issues and the help their children need to overcome the obstacles