September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
Health experts are pointing toward numbers that show nearly 13 million children are getting beyond their healthy weights.
YMCA of the Northwoods spokesperson Stephanie Ruckheim says incorporating regular physical activity along with proper nutrition is key to controlling weight.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report obesity has leveled off at 17 percent. One in six children are considered obese and one in three are overweight.
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