Colorado Families Turn To Boot Camp To Fight Childhood Obesity

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One in every three kids in the U.S. is either overweight or obese. Researchers say you can blame a lack of exercise and lack of access to healthy, fresh foods - especially among poor children.

Even in Colorado, one of the country’s leanest and most physically active states, childhood obesity is a problem. But this summer, some families are turning to a special program for help.

John Daley from Here & Now contributor Colorado Public Radio reports.


  • John Daley, multimedia reporter covering health news for Colorado Public Radio in Denver. He tweets @CODaleyNews.

This segment aired on July 8, 2015.


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