Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013
As part of a new requirement in New York State, school districts now have to provide information about student obesity rates to the state government. The state then aggregates these reports to get a full picture of childhood obesity in New York State. The most recent statistics are were discussed on July 11, 2013 in an article in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. The article was written by Tiffany Lankes and Bary Beth Pfeiffer, and is entitled "State data shows obesity an urban, suburban divide."
The article discusses the school district data for Rochester and the area surrounding it, and shows the percentages of students in these districts who are either suffering from obesity or are overweight. The article shows the percentage of obese or overweight students alongside the percentage of students from that school district who quality for free lunch or reduced price lunch. The data outlines the relationship between poverty and obesity. In Rochester, 88 percent of the students quality for free or reduced price lunch, and 48 percent of the students are obese. In nearby rural Pittsford, 4 percent of the students quality for the discounted or free lunch, and only 22 percent of students are obese or overweight.
The article includes comments by local pediatrician Stephen Cook, who works at Golisano Childrens Hospital in Rochester. Cook says, "We know that families in the city are struggling with many barriers, and significant barriers." According to the article, the link between poverty and hunger has led some local charities to change their strategies so that they are able to provide families with nutritious food.
This article is yet another example of the troubling impact that obesity is having on many of America's most vulnerable citizens. ShopPharmacyCounter.com recognizes that there are many people who seek access to weight loss supplements but are unable to afford them. It is currently offering a summer sale of PhenObestin 37.5, a dietary supplement intended to both boost energy and reduce hunger to help people address their problems with obesity. PhenObestin is an alternative to Phentermine that does not require a doctor's prescription. To order PhenObestin, visit ShopPharmacyCounter.com or call 1-800-935-6312 today.
Based in the suburbs of Maryland, ShopPharmacyCounter.com offers effective weight loss products while providing customers with a unique shopping experience. Their offerings strive to assist customers to lose weight as effortlessly as possible. With a commitment to quality and client satisfaction, ShopPharmacyCounter.com has helped countless individuals tackle weight related problems.
Operating as one-of-a-kind online pharmacy, their customers come from every corner of the world. Celebrating a proud legacy of a customer-base that continues to grow, ShopPharmacyCounter.com works towards ensuring health for every single client. Dealing in supplements, muscle building vitamins and a wide array of weight loss products, they never fail to meet and exceed expectations.
Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10922857.htm.
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved