||Obesity in the U.S. is reaching epidemic proportions in our youth population. Our children are not walking or riding a bicycle on a regular basis.
30 years ago nearly two-thirds of all children walked or biked to school.
Today, the figure is less than 10%.
Today nearly one in four Americans is obese
Today Type 2 diabetes and obesity are on the rise among our youth
For important health and nutrition information:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Nutrition and Physical Activity page:
With adult and childhood obesity
increasing rapidly, the Alameda
Collaborative for Children, Youth and
Their Families (ACCYF) is taking a step
in the right direction by sponsoring
Alameda Walks!, beginning on Saturday,
May 5, 2012! For the Alameda Walks! schedule, click