Obesity is now considered a national epidemic by health authorities, it is very important that we understand exactly why this is happening. In order to solve the problem, we must first understand the problem. Here are 3 childhood obesity statistics that shouldn’t be over looked:
- Twenty percent of preschool children are obese.
- Research shows that obese children are much more likely to develop a wide variety of cancers.
- Scientific studies show that in 2016, fifty percent of children are going to be obese. Childhood obesity has officially been labeled a national epidemic.
These statistics are just the tip of the iceberg. If you are a parent of an obese child, there is still hope. You can take action to help your child become slim and healthy and learn to enjoy exercise. We should take action now by following an amazing, proven, step by step method on how to defeat obesity
Optimum Health & Fitness created the, Comprehensive Health Assessment for Nutritional Growth and Exercise Program that offers not only overweight teens but all teens alike a foundation for a healthy lifestyle. The program focuses on physical exercise, nutrition and behavioral modifications to facilitate successful sustainable lifestyle changes.
Our Program is a comprehensive lifestyle change program designed for teens. It guides teens and their families in making changes in exercise, diet, lifestyle and attitudes, which promote changes in weight for both short and long-term results. This is not a diet. Teens are given the opportunity to exercise in a private state of the art gym and each teen will have his/her own exercise prescription based on his/her individual fitness. Each teen will be supervised by experienced Exercise Physiologists at all times.