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  • Obesity And The Rate Of Children Obesity

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    years, the continuous rising in the rate of children obesity in America is worrisome. According to the centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rate of children obesity rise from 7% in 1980 to 12% in the course of twenty years. Many people might not compare obesity to other problems happening in the world, and deem it as important, but what they do not understand is the detrimental consequences of this epidemic on each individual facing it. Obesity can affect more than the physical attributes

  • Children And Obesity

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    31% of children aged between 2 and 19, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), are overweight. Half of this population is considered to be obese. The rates of obesity, however, vary by age. 8 percent of children between 2 and 5 are obese. Among those between 6 and 11, 18 percent of these children are obese (Segal, Rayburn, & Alejandra, 2016). Finally, 21 percent of those 12 and 19 years are obese. As mentioned before, obesity among children between 2 and 5 are

  • The Obesity Epidemic Of Children

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    link to obese children The obesity epidemic holds the responsibility to annihilate many of the health benefits that have contributed to the increased durability recognised in the world today. In 2014, approximately 41 million children under 5 years of age were affected by overweight or obesity. Today, progress in extinguishing childhood obesity has been gradual and conflicting. A greater number of children are, even from before birth, on the brink to developing obesity. Children who are not yet

  • Obesity in Children and Teens

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    individual. Obesity in children and teens is growing at an alarming rate in America, with one in three children and teens being overweight or obese, it is easy to see why this is becoming a pandemic. The number of children that are obese today, are triple the number of obese children in 1963. Not only are there many health risks involved with obesity, but self esteem issues, and developmental problems can also follow. Fortunately, with proper planning and evaluating, parents can get their children on the

  • Obesity in Children and Aduls

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    What are the consequences of obesity? What drives one to forget about their personal health and those of the loved ones around them? However before we delve into the consequences we must recognize the causes. Fast food is major cause of obesity a serious problem if not dealt with in moderation. Obesity rates have been up and down in years past, 1998- 2010 but lately it has increased drastically, up to 30% of the population. While fast food is not the only cause of this 30% increase it is a significant

  • Obesity And Its Effects On Children

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    One in three children in American is overweight. Over consumption of fatty foods combined with a lack of exercise brings on problems that are to be best avoided. Obesity in children can cause issues such as restricting regular bodily movement, all the way to heightened risk of death from stroke or diabetes. Stroke, the third leading cause of death in the U.S (Stroke Statistics) as well as diabetes, affecting 29.1 million people, (Diabetes Statistics Report) are problems that need to be addressed

  • Obesity And Its Effects On Children

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    Everywhere throughout the world, corpulence has come to pestilence extents with more than 1 billion overweight individuals and no less than 30% of those as corpulent. The commonness of overweight and heftiness in kids and youths in both industrialized and creating nations has additionally expanded to an extensive level. All around, ~10% of the school matured kids are overweight. Adolescence and immature overweight and stoutness are especially negative on the grounds that they regularly

  • Obesity And Its Effects On Children

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    Obesity is one of the several major public health issues that researchers attempt to find interventions for. Prevalence of obesity has been increasing throughout the years, especially in children. If prevalence and incidence of obesity continues to increase in children, long term illnesses start producing, which can hinder an individual’s life span. In addition to chronic illnesses being produced, obesity can also hinder the social and psychological wellbeing. As children are growing with obesity

  • Obesity And Its Effects On Children

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    Obesity can affect everyone and anyone and affecting nearly 25% of all North American children. It can affect one during childhood or adulthood and sometimes their whole lives if their illness is never treated during childhood. Childhood obesity has tripled in the past 30 years. In 1980, the obesity rate of 6-11 year olds was 6.5%, in 2008 had tripled to 19.6%. For toddlers and preschoolers aged 2-5, the obesity levels have risen from 5% to 12.4% in the same amount of time. (Spark, 2010). Children

  • Obesity in School Children

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    Obesity in school children Children develop within a set framework and grow according to the levels of exercise and nutrition available to them as well as their particular genetic nature. In affluent countries such as Australia this growth can be affected by the lack of exercise and the consumption of too many kilojoules. Currently there are a large percentage of children who are verging on obesity or are obese, and this is an emerging cause for worry in today’s schools. Children today are not as