Childhood Obesity And Its Effects On Children

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Childhood obesity has been more than doubled in the past 30 years and it increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2012 according to the USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Childhood obesity is a very genuine therapeutic condition that influences children. It happens when the child is above the typical weight for his or her age and height. Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects both the children and adults. Childhood obesity is not only an issue in developed countries but it is a worldwide issue, in developing countries due to increasing in food supplies, many of people are getting obese especially among young generation; on the other hand, due to lack of proper medical treatments, it is going to have a serious consequences on their health conditions. No matter in what part of the world you live, with some simple steps, you can prevent your child from getting obese or you help your child to lose weight. Providing the children a healthy meal plan, basic physical activity and educate healthier lifestyle, could be solutions to the problem of the childhood obesity, Obesity is used to describe the health condition of some who is significantly over his or her ideal and healthy weight. Usually, we can measure who is overweight by measuring of body fat base on weight and height, the measurement called the body mass index and a person who has over 30 BMI is considered obese. Obesity is continuously increasing among the people, especially
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