Tag: children’s obesity

Innovation, Research

Sugary Beverages Are Feeding A Childhood Obesity Epidemic In the Caribbean

December 23, 2019

Via: Forbes

Rainbow-coloured drinks with tropical names and fruit-inspired flavours are the beverage of choice for many children in the Caribbean. But happy neon tongues and adorable food dyed lips disguise a public health crisis that is anything but cute. With a […]

Innovation, Research

Obesity may put young people at risk of anxiety, depression

April 30, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 35% of young adults in the United States are obese. Among U.S. adolescents, mental health conditions are also prevalent. About 32% of young people ages 13–17 have had an […]