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Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Over the past four decades, obesity rates have skyrocketed among Americans of all ages. Today, more than 23 million children and teenagers in the United States are obese or overweight – a statistic now considered an epidemic by health and medical professionals. Villanova faculty experts are available to discuss childhood obesity as well as how parents, guardians and educators can teach nutrition and healthy eating habits to children of all ages.

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