A few simple numbers to help solve the very complicated and growing problem of obesity.
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Louisville ranks eighth as the fattest city in the United States.
Thirty-nine percent of Kentucky children are overweight led by greater than 50 percent of the urban and rural poor. These numbers foreshadow significant health problems for these children in the future with heart disease, liver disease, diabetes, gallstones and joint breakdown most likely. Besides the personal suffering this entails, our society will have the burden of increased healthcare costs and an unhealthy workforce. Continue reading “5-2-1-0 AAP Diet Plan -John Roth MD”