Childhood Obesity

Wednesday, April 15 at Noon
12:21 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

On the Next CoastLine: Suburban Farming and Food Deserts in NC

On the next CoastLine: Two-thirds of adults in North Carolina are overweight or obese and the state ranks fifth in the United States for childhood obesity. We will discuss how food deserts and farming issues contribute to this health crisis with our guests Jill Waity of UNCW and Evan Folds of Progressive Farms. 

Remember this is a call-in show and that we would love to hear your questions and comments at: 

CoastLine phone:  910.343.1138 

Email:  coastline@whqr.org

Local
7:30 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Childhood obesity triples in Brunswick County since 2007

While obesity rates are not increasing nationwide, they’re not decreasing either.  The picture is even bleaker on the local level.

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Local
5:00 am
Tue November 15, 2011

Childhood Obesity Focus of Wilmington Summit

 

Healthcare providers, policy makers, and parents are gathering for a Childhood Obesity Summit tomorrow in Wilmington.

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