WASHINGTON, D.C. — Obesity is on the rise in this country, and not just among adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 8 preschoolers in the United States are now obese.
However, New Mexico is one of 19 states where the epidemic is going down. Others include California, Idaho, Washington, and South Dakota. States where obesity is on the rise include Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. The CDC recommends healthy breakfasts and walking your kids to school as tips to keep your children fit.