What's B.S. about this is that we should declare the next decade Childhood Obesity Awareness. Let's start doing something about it! Now!
Here are a couple of states that know there's a problem and are addressing it:
Georgia (#2 in childhood obesity)
By the way, Mississippi is #1 in childhood obesity (adults too). Here's its health outcomes:
#1 in rate of heart disease
#2 in type 2 diabetes
#50 in life expectancy