Quotations on Obesity
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This might be the first generation where kids are dying at a younger age than their parents and it's related primarily to the obesity problem.
- Judy Davis
(Keywords: Age, Dying, First, Kids, Obesity, Parents)
Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
- Bob Filner
(Keywords: Diet, Home, Childhood, Eating, Exercise, Obesity, Restraint)
More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do something about the growth of obesity in our children. We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act.
- Lee Haney
(Keywords: Growth, Act, Children, Nation, Obesity, Parents, Talk)
While approximately one in every 400 children and adolescents have Type I diabetes; recent Government reports indicate that one in every three children born in 2000 will suffer from obesity, which as noted is a predominant Type II precursor.
- Tim Holden
(Keywords: Government, Children, Obesity, Will)
The rate of childhood obesity is just ridiculous. Anytime I can get involved with teaching them how to get physical exercise, I want to help in any way possible.
- Shannon Miller
(Keywords: Childhood, Exercise, Help, Obesity, Teaching, Want)
The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies.
- Michael Pollan
(Keywords: Obesity, Poverty)
Being overweight and obesity are major risk factors for many chronic diseases for South Dakotans of all ages. When people are overweight or obese, they have more health problems and more serious health problems, in addition to higher health care costs.
- Mike Rounds
(Keywords: Health, People, Being, Care, Obesity, Problems, Risk)
I couldn't open up a magazine, you couldn't read a newspaper, you couldn't turn on the TV without hearing about the obesity epidemic in America.
- Morgan Spurlock
(Keywords: America, Hearing, Obesity, Open)