Obese Children and Their Parents on Tyra

Obese Children and Their Parents on TyraTune in to Tyra this Thursday, March 17 for a debate about childhood obesity. How responsible are parents for their children’s weight problems? Or do kids and teens participate in creating these problems for themselves?

In the past three decades, childhood obesity rates have tripled in the United States, and nearly one in every three children is obese. Tyra hosts several families with obese children to talk about this problem, which can lead to health issues like heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma. What can these parents do to help their kids?

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