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Chuck Garcia Discusses Pediatric Obesity Report

This week on Your Health First, Dr. Joe Galati is joined by regular contributor and long-time friend, Chuck Garcia, from Climb Leadership. Together, they will discuss the finding from a recent article, published in the medical journal Pediatrics, discussiong childhood obesity. The article can be reviewed here. The summary of the article is listed below: Buy fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, high-calorie snacks and sweets. • If you want to have these foods for a special celebration, buy them shortly before the event, and remove them immediately afterward. • Healthy foods and beverages (water, fruits, vegetables and other low-calorie snacks) should be readily available and in plain sight on the kitchen table or counter, or in the front of the shelf in the refrigerator. • High-calorie foods should be less visible – wrapped in foil rather than clear wrap, and placed in …