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Childhood Obesity Among Asian American Subgroups

Asian American children are commonly thought to have a lower risk of childhood obesity, but a study published in the journal Childhood Obesity reveals that once data is disaggregated, there are wide variations between Asian subgroups.  Using data from the … Continue reading

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Asian American Childhood Obesity on the Rise

“Do I have to play basketball this summer?” asked Number One Son.  He really didn’t want to do sports this summer, and apparently he is not alone.  This article mentions that Asian-American boys have the lowest sports participation rate (39%) … Continue reading

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