Child Obesity Rates Are Dropping

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Wednesday, June 19th
The obesity rate is dropping among US preschoolers who use government food vouchers. The Centers for Disease Control reports the rate of youngsters ages 2 through 4 dropped to about 14-percent in 2016. That's down from 16-percent in 2010.

The study looked at those in enrolled in the federal Women, Infants and Children nutrition program.

For more KCBS Radio news anchor Rebecca Corral spoke with Scott Kahan, director of the National Center for Weight and Wellness in Washington D-C.