The Habit Of Eating Unhealthy Foods

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INTRODUCTION The habit of eating unhealthy foods mostly from different fast food restaurants or ultra-processed foods has been generally observed which lead to obesity. Obesity is commonest among the adult in the past but now is rising among the children and teenagers in China. Coupled with this, however, is the physical inactivity such as watching television or playing computer games for long hours and using automobiles instead of trekking a walk able distances (Deneen, 2011). GEOGRAPHICAL AND GENDER DISTRIBUTION The 2006 Third National Childhood Obesity Survey showed that the rate of obesity among 0-6 year old children in China is 7.2%. In 1986 the figure was only 0.9% and in 1996, 2%. Between 1985 and 2005, the combined prevalence of obesity and overweight for 7-18 year-old Chinese youth increased from 1.6% and 1.8% to 32.5% and 17.6%, for males and females, respectively, mostly in the coastal big city populations. This prevalence is very common in urban cities as compared to rural areas (Ji, 2008). ASSOCIATED RISK Prevention of childhood obesity in young people is not only to checkmate type II diabetes increment among the children, but has been universally viewed as the best approach to reverse global prevalence of adult obesity and related diseases (Ji, 2008), And associated health burdens are type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular risk factors, fatty liver disease, binge eating, and frequent fatigue which can lead to depression. Overall it can affect the health care system
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