Looking for a really sobering number to share with your friends? Here it is. One in every five children 5-17 years old is overweight or obese—in the 34 countries monitored by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Believe it or not, the U.S. is not the leader. Take a look yourself at the countries that lead the world in childhood obesity.
- New Zealand
- United States
- South Korea
PositiveTip: Avoid highly processed, calorie dense foods and exercise as much as possible. It is good for you and your children.