Nearly 1 in 4 Minnesota kids overweight, new report says

A new report from Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota shows childhood obesity is on the rise with nearly one in four Minnesota children overweight or obese, KARE 11 reports.
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One in four Minnesota children are overweight – and the obesity rate is on the rise among the state's kids, a new report from Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota shows, KARE 11 reports.

Researchers say the epidemic is especially burdening minority groups, even more in Minnesota than compared to the rest of the nation. Researchers say fewer than one in five Minnesota kids eat the recommended five fruits and vegetables per day.

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