Changing the Way we Live

“Changing the way we live”

First Lady Michelle Obama recently unveiled an anti-childhood obesity campaign she is leading. Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled; nearly one third of children in America are now overweight or obese. Jessica Hoffman, an associate professor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences who specializes in school-based prevention of childhood obesity, discusses this urgent health issue and explains what it will take to stop the cycle.