Childhood obesity has become one of the most widespread health threats in the US. Child care workers have an opportunity to address childhood obesity because many children spend a lot of their time in a child care facility. Child care workers can work directly with the child to improve their eating and physical activity habits, as well as work with parents so that they are educated about what they can do to help their child at home. Studies like the one from the CT Post will help give child care workers more insight into the improvements they can make to a child’s daily routine to combat obesity.
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