CDC: Obesity Down 43% Among Babies

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CDC: Obesity Down 43% Among Babies

New data from the CDC revealed that obesity rates among children aged 2 to 5 dropped 43 percent over the past decade, which researchers attribute in part to children consuming less sugar, more mothers breastfeeding, and policies aimed at helping kids stay fit. What do you think?

  • “That’s all right; they have their whole lives to get fat.”

    Ray MacGraw
    Cement Layer
  • “It could be all that stuff, or maybe these babies just finally got their lives together.”

    Cooper Swain
    Systems Analyst
  • “Ugh, now it’s going to feel like such a lie when I pretend I want to eat my baby.”

    Leslie Zarilla
    Personal Shopper
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