October 13, 2011 Kerala Taylor

Why kids need to play outdoors: This infographic says it all

In honor of National School Lunch Week, MAT@USC has created "The Childhood Obesity Epidemic" Infographic, which offers a look at the disheartening state of affairs when it comes to our children's health. Although good nutrition is vital, it is only part of the solution. For each healthy school lunch a child eats, she also needs an opportunity to run around and play.

Consider the following stats on physical activity. Visit MAT@USC to view the full infographic.

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