How to prevent obesity in our kids

Obesity is an epidemic in the Latino population and we need to take action because our kids may be the first generation to live a shorter life than our own.  NBC Latino’s Dr. Joseph Sirven walks you through the startling numbers and gives you ways to combat childhood obesity by increasing children’s physical activity and making better food choices.

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Dr. Joseph Sirven is a first-generation Cuban-American. He is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology and was past Director of Education for Mayo Clinic Arizona. He is editor-in-chief of and has served U.S. and global governmental agencies including the Institute of Medicine, NASA, FAA, NIH and CDC.

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