Is the problem of childhood obesity easing?
Broadcast: Midmorning, 05/29/2008, 9:06 a.m.
A new study suggests the percentage of obese children has is not increasing anymore. Still, the rate is much higher than 30 years ago. Also, summer months away from school can help some kids with their weight, but hurt others.
- Suzanne Rostler: lead dietician in the Optimal Weight for Life Clinic at Children's Hospital Boston. Rostler also is clinical director of a pediatric weight management company, Great Moves. She's the co-author with David Ludwig of "Ending the Food Fight: Guide Your Child to a Healthy Weight in a Fast Food/ Fake Food World."
- Leslie Lytle: professor of epidemiology at the University of Minnesota.