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Among the Serious Concerns of Minorities: Preschool Obesity

Madison Daily Leader
By Jon M. Hunter, Publisher
April 13, 2009

A new study says almost 1 in 5 American 4-year-olds is obese, and the rate is alarmingly higher among American Indian children, with nearly a third of them obese.

Minorities in the United States face enough other challenges without having this one added on. The lead author of the study said that obesity among children so young is a problem because of the lifelong health problems and expense it can cause.

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