Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 22nd, 2002
Dana Jenkins was part of that statistic. An athletic but chubby kid much of his life, he weighed 212 pounds - 150% his ideal body weight - by the time he was 15.
Then he decided to do something about it. "I had to," said Dana, now 17 and a senior in high school. "It was time."
With the help of a nutritionist and his family, he changed his eating habits, started exercising more and has dropped 30 pounds over the last 2 years.
The method may sound tried, true - and boring. ...
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