BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Parents in Brunswick County can learn ways to prevent childhood obesity during a free seminar this weekend at the Brunswick Beacon Health Expo.
Terri Mozingo, a registered dietician with Brunswick Novant Medical Center, will present the seminar titled “Helping Parents Prevent Childhood Obesity.”
According to a press release from Brunswick Novatnt Medical Center, the childhood obesity rate in Brunswick County is between 15 and 20 percent. With one in three children in North Carolina aged 10 to 17 overweight or obese, our state and nation are facing a serious issue.
The seminar, which will be held at 10 a.m., is designed for any parent wishing to promote nutrition and a healthy lifestyle in their home.
The health expo will be held at West Brunswick High School Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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