Mercy Health's Online Wellness Video Series Continues with an In-depth Look at Childhood Obesity, including Causes, Trends and Prevention

(CINCINNATI; May 6, 2015) – Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, has devoted the sixth of its monthly Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well videos to childhood obesity.

Experts say one in three youngsters is overweight or obese.
In a concise video on Mercy Health’s YouTube channel, a Mercy Health expert addresses these childhood obesity-related questions:
• Why is childhood obesity worse now than when we were kids?
• How can we get kids to eat better?
• Should I cut out sweets altogether?
• Won’t most kids just outgrow it?
• What can we do as parents to prevent childhood obesity?

You can find the video here:

An infographic with childhood obesity facts is available at Mercy Health is also sharing helpful information throughout the month on its social media channels.

Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well spotlights key health issues and tips for healthy living. The video series debuted in December and features Mercy Health Physician experts who are committed to making lives better – mind, body and spirit.