Childhood Obesity Drops in NH

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found modest declineDr. Jose Monteros in obesity among 2- to 4-year-old children from low-income families in NH. The dip CDC researchers say may indicate that the obesity epidemic has passed its peak among this group.
“The declines in obesity and overweight among these children are modest, but it is encouraging to see a change in the right direction,” said Dr. Jose , director of Public Health at DHHS. ‘We are hopeful that this is a sign that one of New Hampshire’s health problems may be reversing course, at least among children.”

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