Should Your Toddler Be on a Diet?

A new study raises alarming questions about the feeding habits of African-American parents. Find out why some are asking if Black toddlers are the new face of obesity.

It seems Black Americans are feeding their toddlers too many big bites. A study shows that 1 in 5 American 4-year-olds are obese and it’s more normal for African-American kids to weigh larger, according to the Associated Press. In fact, researchers were shocked to see differences by race at such a young age. The study determined the results by the toddler’s body-mass index and height-weight ratio. —JW

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