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Child Obesity Down

A study of young children offers a ray of hope in the fight against obesity. FOX's Lisa Brady reports: CDC researchers say these are unexpected results. The rate of obesity risk for children up to age two, declining from nearly 15 percent in 2010 to 12 percent in 2014.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

You should always be careful of statistical comparisons especially depending on the years chosen to compare. The rate of obesity in WIC children is still higher in 2014 than in 2000. Furthermore according to the CDC overall childhood obesity continues to remain stable at 17% for all children between ages 2 and 19.

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