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Healthy Youth Healthy Futures
Healthy Youth, Healthy Futures
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Childhood obesity is a major public health issue and an indicator of future risk for developing chronic diseases, such as diabetes. Providing access to nutritious foods and making healthy choices allows the chance for children to have healthier futures. Work towards prevention of childhood obesity in your community by promoting physical activity and healthful eating.