Please join the informative discussion with Dr. Imani Ma'at about Childhood Obesity on Wednesday July 8th. One in three children and teens is overweight or obese. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 12.5 million children from 2 to 19 are obese. Win a Free Book by Giving Us 5 ways that you are working on improving your health!
We have a crises in the United States and not enough people are speaking about it or addressing it. Kudos to First Lady, Michelle Obama for her Let's Move Initiative that has helped communities across the U.S. Childhood obesity leads to increased risks for adult abesity, heart disease, cancers, social isolation, mental health problems and so much more.
Dr. Imani will share information from her soon to be released book entitled: Healthy Haiku 3: How to Fight Childhood Obesity One Poem a a Time! This book is packed with information and creative strategies for families, schools, mentoring programs, etc. With poetry as the backdrop you will learn about alkalizing, enzymes, nutrition, exercise and more.
Are there youth in your life that are at-risk or experiencing the problems associated with childhood and teen obesity? Call in and have the youth participate too and tell us your 5 ways that you are improving your health by diet, exercise, etc. Best lists win a free Healthy Haiku 3 book!
Dr. Imani Ma'at: Harvard Educated Acclaimed Author, Award-Winning Health Educator, Researcher, Radio Talk Show Host She co-Founded the teen theater program Y.E.S. 4 Health, Inc and Healthy Haiku Productions Workshops. See full bio Here.
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