(Savannah pediatricians) SouthCoast Health Pediatrician & Dietitian answer childhood obesity questions

SouthCoast Pediatrician and Dietitian answer questions on the childhood obesity epidemic

SouthCoast Health Pediatrician Dr. Amanda Hendricks and Dietitian Rebekah Laurance  (pictured) are answering some of the most common and pressing questions about the childhood obesity epidemic.

Nearly one in three children ages two through 12 in the United States are overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems. 

Questions answered include: how does obesity negatively affect children?; What are the most important things kids need to be eating? What are the worst things?; What are tips for packing healthy school lunches for kids?; What are your top tips for parents to prevent childhood obesity?

Read the SouthCoast experts’ answers to those questions and more here.

If you have any more questions or would like advice from a SouthCoast Health dietitian or pediatrician to make sure your child is living the healthiest lifestyle possible, schedule an appointment today.


SouthCoast Health Pediatrics locations

Savannah: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Savannah
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center
310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16

Richmond Hill: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A

Rincon: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Rincon
814 Towne Park Dr East


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