American Public Health Association Shares Latest Infographic on Public Health and Obesity

 

The American Public Health Association (APHA) has recently shared its latest infographic dedicated to public health and obesity.

“Obesity is a serious and costly health problem facing our nation. The number of kids and teens who are obese has nearly tripled in the past three decades, leading to a generation at risk for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and other serious health problems. However, there is hope. For the first time in recent years, obesity rates have declined. Innovative public health approaches and partnerships are contributing to improved food choices and creating opportunities for physical activity, helping to curb obesity. We must continue to fund public health programs to ensure healthy futures for all of our nation’s children” via APHA

See the full infographic here: APHA Obesity infographic