Obesity season? Kids' health habits take summer break
By ASHLEY WELCH CBS NEWS
When school's out, kids are actually more likely to engage in obesity-related behaviors such as watching more television, consuming more sugar and eating fewer vegetables, and their exercise levels barely budge, according to a study from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. The findings are published online in the Journal of School Health.
With one in 6 American children obese, and millions more overweight, those bad habits become a cause for serious concern.