Join the Effort to Reduce Latino Child Obesity


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55U.S. obesity rates have risen at an alarming rate among all children, but Latino youths have some of the highest overweight and obesity rates and are part of the nation’s largest, youngest, and fastest-growing minority group.

Yet there is little research on Latino children, making it difficult to address their specific issues.

Enter Salud America!

Salud America! The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children aims to unite and increase the number of Latino researchers and advicates seeking environmental and policy solutions to address Latino childhood obesity. Salud America! is led by the team behind SaludToday.

Join Salud America! and receive news about the latest research, events, funding opportunities and other activities in the fight against Latino childhood obesity. Visit Salud America! here.

By The Numbers By The Numbers



of Latino kids have obesity (compared to 11.7% of white kids)

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