“It’s just baby fat.” Not!

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association demonstrates that obese kids are MUCH more likely (16 times!) to become severely obese adults.

So, don’t just say “they’ll grow out of it.”  With the current increase in childhood obesity, we now have kids who have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and even diabetes.

At the Elsie Whitlow Stokes Charter Public School in DC, nutrition is a cornerstone of their curriculum.  Start  watching the video at ~ 3:50.

Dr John Ellis MD

Board-certified anesthesiologist, with expertise in cardiovascular anesthesia and the implications of obesity and sleep apnea in anesthesia. See vascularanesthesia.com for professional information. Dr. Ellis has used the strategies in here to: (1) lose 120 lbs over 18 months, (2) stop all antihypertensive medicines, and (3) no longer need CPAP treatment for sleep apnea.

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