Chapter 24, “For the Children”
Chapter 24, “For the Children” is a short chapter on a huge subject. The percentage of children obese and with conditions like diabetes and rotten teeth grows. Dealing with those conditions AFTER they happen is so difficult.
Here is a video to drive that point home. This video is from England but don’t believe that US children are better off. Because they are not.
As you watch note the common foods over and over again. Note also that what you may call “overweight” is described as “obese” by the medical professionals.
Junk Food Kids Who’s to Blame 2015 Season 1 Episode 2
A third of British children are overweight or obese. This series asks how the epidemic happened and what can be done.
Pat Smith is the author of “It’s All About the Food,” a book that guides nutritious food choices as the way to avoid illness and maintain a healthy weight. Pat is a resident of Montgomery County, AR, president of Ouachita Village, Inc. board of directors (Montgomery County Food Pantry), and president of the Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org; phone number is 870-490-1836; visit her website at allaboutthefood.org