Childhood obesity struggle a growing problem
Experts agree that lack of access to nutritious food in certain areas, the impacts of poor eating habits during the pandemic and intense weight-related stigma are worsening childhood obesity challenges.
Key quote: “We saw unprecedented levels of weight gain in children — specifically in the first six to nine months of the lockdowns in 2020,”
A huge caveat: This story doesn't have any mention of the role obesogens play – hormone hijacking chemicals that alter the way we metabolize energy to make people fat. For more perspective on that, see EHN.org reporting on recent science...