In this file photo, Georgia elementary school first-grade students run on an outdoor track as part of the school's daily incorporation of physical fitness to combat childhood obesity. New federal data shows childhood obesity in children 2 to 4 years old declined in 31 states between 2010 and 2014.
In this file photo, Georgia elementary school first-grade students run on an outdoor track as part of the school's daily incorporation of physical fitness to combat childhood obesity. New federal data shows childhood obesity in children 2 to 4 years old declined in 31 states between 2010 and 2014. Jaime Henry-White AP
In this file photo, Georgia elementary school first-grade students run on an outdoor track as part of the school's daily incorporation of physical fitness to combat childhood obesity. New federal data shows childhood obesity in children 2 to 4 years old declined in 31 states between 2010 and 2014. Jaime Henry-White AP

In the war on weight, a victory in the battle against childhood obesity

November 22, 2016 5:58 PM