Inspiring Our Children to Be Healthy

Girls on the Run Greater Richmond is featured in the September 27th issue of Urban Views Weekly highlighting Childhood Obesity and ways that our children can get active and healthy!

Inspiring Our Children to Be Healthy

Full Story published at Urban Views Weekly

Sometimes it can be hard to eat healthy when all the yummy snack foods are so enjoyable. However, when you look at our youth and the rate of obesity, our consumption and the type of foods we eat has to get better. The New England Journal of Medicine states that, “for the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children in America may have shorter life expectancies than their parents, according to a new report, which contends that the rapid rise in childhood obesity, if left unchecked, could shorten life spans by as much as five years.”

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