Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 26th, 2005
Nearly 1 in 3 adolescent girls is overweight or obese in the U.S. Adolescence is a critical developmental stage in a teenaged girl's life when becoming overweight can lead to a lifetime struggle with weight. Research shows that being overweight as a child can lead to obesity as an adult. Research also shows that teen girls who are overweight may have...
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