Nearly 40 percent of New York City public school children in grades K-8 have overweight or obesity. According to Health Department data, the rate of obesity among Black students is about 65 percent greater than among White students.
Obesity causes enduring health problems, including diabetes, sleep apnea, poor psycho-social health and high blood pressure. Live Light Live Right is an award-winning childhood obesity program that provides partners with local community organizations to reverse this devastating trend.
Live Light Live Right is a nonprofit childhood obesity initiative that provides integrative, personalized and effective care for children and families struggling with obesity to transform lives and inspire communities.
Through a Comprehensive four-part model that includes Medical assessments, Nutrition and Behavior therapy, supervised fitness programs and Care Coordination it focuses on results and encourages boundless potential for all participants. Call 718-221-1598 or visit Livelight.org to learn more.