The Impact Of Obesity On Children

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In America, there are many children and adolescents that are suffering from nutrition issues. According to the (CDC), there was 16 percent of children from the ages of 6-19 years-old that was overweight in 2002. Health and nutrition for children around this age are very critical to their growth and development. As I have learned in this class the media and the promotions of junk food in one of the biggest problems that affect children with obesity. In this paper, I address the long and short term impacts that obesity has on children, in their growth and development. I will also describe a specific of a child who is affected by obesity, and give three ways to help obesity that involves schools, families, the community. When it comes to obesity,

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