ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – According to a new study, children who are overweight when they start kindergarten, are four times more likely to be obese by their teen years.
Along with the rest of the nation, childhood obesity is a battle being fought in New Mexico. Nearly 15 percent of kids ages 2 to 5 are overweight.
Doctors say the key to tackling the issue of childhood obesity is prevention. Preschool age is not too young to start an exercise routine.