Make it a healthy, active summer for your family

Kris Pate

Summer is a great time to get outdoors with your kids to enjoy the sunshine and help them get their daily dose of physical activity.

Researchers on childhood obesity have been sounding the alarm for more than 20 years, warning Americans that obesity is on the rise. Junk food and lack of exercise are among the culprits. More than 15 percent of U.S. kids between ages 2 and 5 are obese.

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