Map of the day: Percent Changed in Child Obesity (2008-2011)

Data Source: USDA Food Environment Atlas

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In the map above, blue represents a decrease, red represents an increase, and beige represents no change in the percentage of childhood obesity rates in the United States from 2008-2011. Considering the health risks associated with childhood obesity, the hope is that rates will decrease in the years to come.