Childhood obesity has reached crisis proportions. Over the past two decades, the number of overweight adolescents has tripled. This skyrocketing youth obesity figure is associated with increases in high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes, as well as higher obesity figures in the adult population. With the rate of obesity among children and teens skyrocketing, the health of an...
Totally updated and reorganized with an "I can do it!" attitude that teaches teens how to relate their knowledge and skills to everyday life. This comprehensive junior high textbook provides a hands-on approach to practical experiences that teach life skills.