Monday, June 15, 2015

What is Childhood Obesity?

Obesity has emerged as a major health threat in the United States. The challenge is now affecting our children who are following the path of the adults. It’s no secret that childhood obesity is on the rise.  According to the CDC, over one third of children and adolescents are considered overweight or obese.  If action is not taken to change the lifestyle of these children, they are more at risk for all over next generation.
Childhood obesity means having too much body fat a children.
As per Mayo clinic definition:- “Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. It occurs when a child is well above the normal weight for his or her age and height.”
 Obesity is completely reversible in most children. Part Three of Childhood Obesity in America documentary looks at foods you can serve to your kids to help them eat healthier, and tips on how to keep children about childood obesity.

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