Junior League Hopes to Fight Childhood Obesity - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

3/8/04

Junior League Hopes to Fight Childhood Obesity

Most people would agree that our kids need to eat healthier, but here are a few reasons why it's important.

If left unchecked, childhood obesity can lead to:

  • Diabetes
  • Orthopedic Problems
  • Premature Puberty
  • Respiratory Complications
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Disease
  • Certain Cancers

Last month, the Junior League of Lubbock voted childhood obesity as their next impact area. That means over the next three years members will donate thousands of dollars and thousands of volunteer hours to programs and organizations that will fight will child obesity in this area.

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