Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Childhood Obesity Described as 'Exploding Nightmare'

A report commissioned by the World Health Organization calls for governments, educators and the food industry to combat childhood obesity. The independent Commission for Ending Childhood Obesity says there are 41 million children under five years of age who are obese, an increase of 10 million from 1990.The developing world has seen obesity rates double since 1990. These dramatic increases were called an “exploding nightmare” in the report released Monday. It said driving the rise...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter