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.

Essence.com
Dec, 16, 2009

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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