A Startling Infographic on Childhood Obesity

I rattle off statistics about childhood obesity so often on TLT that sometimes they lose their ability to alarm me.  But yesterday the folks at the Master of Arts in Teaching Program at the University of Southern California shared with me a childhood obesity infographic they’ve created, and I was alarmed all over again.

Take a look at these figures, keeping in mind the introductory statement that “[i]f the current trend continues, more than 85% of adults in the United States will be overweight or obese by the year 2030”:

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