This article (although not "new") is pretty alarming.
'm certainly not trying to preach to you on this, because my wife and I are just as guilty as anybody else of getting "sucked into" buying food items for our kids that are: A-relatively inexpensive B-not very healthy.
We are trying to be more cognizant ofwhat we feed our children, but it IS challenging to be as healthy as we'd like to be given: A-the cost of 'healthy' food B-the challenge of researching/finding the foods that are healthiest
Anyway, here is a link to
that the CDC is using to try to solve the obesity problem within a generation. I think it's a steep task, but an essential one!
LINK TO ARTICLE FROM MakeMedicineBetter.org