On Tuesday, June 18, 2013 the American Medical Association declared obesity a disease.
According to the LA Times the American Medical Association voted to declare obesity a disease, a move that effectively defines 78 million American adults and 12 million children as having a medical condition requiring treatment.
The nation's leading physicians organization took the vote after debating whether the action would do more to help affected patients get useful treatment or would further stigmatize a condition with many causes and few easy fixes enjoy reading the entire article
Back to school is an exciting time of year!
Parents start the school year off right, send kids to school with a healthy lunch. Learn how to prepare a healthy lunch, read "Pack lunches with a healthy punch" from the Mayo Clinic. If you need assistance preparing healthy meals for your kids contact a dietitian, personal trainer and/or health department in your city.
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