Drowning is the number one cause of death for children ages 1 to 4. Although falling into the pool is an important factor in childhood drownings, there are many other instances and situations where children are at risk.
The statistics are alarming. We know that obesity is directly related to diabetes, high blood pressure and other diseases, and recent research has shown that more than two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese. What’s more, nearly 35% of people in the US meet the criteria for obesity.