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Tackling Obesity In Kids

Childhood Obesity: Causes

Although there are some genetic or hormonal causes of childhood obesity, in most cases excess weight is due to overeating and under-exercising. Children require extra calories to fuel their growth and development; if they have taken the appropriat...

Childhood Obesity Complications

Childhood obesity can have complications for your child's physical, social and emotional well-being.

How Parents Can Help Their Kids Overcome Obesity

The U.S. National Library of Medicine estimates that at least one out of five children in the U.S. is overweight. There are several reasons why parents need be concerned over an overweight or obese child. Obese children and adolescents have shown ...

Who | Facts And Figures On Childhood Obesity

The number of overweight or obese infants and young children (aged 0 to 5 years) increased from 32 million globally in 1990 to 42 million in 2013. In the WHO African Region alone the number of overweight or obese children increased from 4 to 9 mil...

Statistics - Childhood Obesity Foundation

In 2013, 42 million infants and young children were overweight or obese, worldwide1 and 70 million young children will be overweight or obese by 2025 if current trends continue. Without intervention, overweight infants and young children will like...

Childhood Obesity: Is It Being Taken Seriously?

Unfortunately, what Dr. Whitfield says is no exaggeration. Over the past 30 years, the rate of childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents. The prevalence of obesity in children aged 6-11 years increased from ...

Safe Weight Loss For Overweight Kids

If you're trying to help your overweight child lose weight safely, you have to ignore the popular diet books -- and sometimes your own instincts. Although you might be inclined to put your child on a diet, experts generally say that's not the best...

Ideas To Reduce Fat In Your Kids’ Diet | Change4life

We all know too much fat is bad for us. But we don’t always know where it’s lurking. It seems to be in so many things we like, it can be difficult to know how to cut down. There are two kinds of fat in the foods we eat – saturated and unsaturated ...

Diet Plans, Lose Weight, Weight Reducing Diet, Weight Loss Diet Plans | Desidieter

Putting a child on a diet for overweight children is a tricky thing to do. It is not just cruel, but could also affect the psychology of the child to watch the rest of the family enjoying the food that the child is asked to avoid. Instead, opt for...

Inspire Your Child To Go From Fat To Fit: Tips To Tackle Childhood Obesity

The recent news about an 11-year-old obese girl undergoing bariatric surgery has put the issue of children’s health and childhood obesity under the scanner. We speak to nutritionist Neha Chandna, leading paediatrician Dr Zinal Unadkat and diabetes...

Bmi Calculator

The Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator can be used to calculate your BMI value and weight status while taking your age into consideration. Use the "metric units" tab if you are more comfortable with the international standard metric units. The refer...

What Is Bmi?

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on your weight in relation to your height, and applies to most adult men and women aged 20 and over. For children aged 2 and over, BMI percentile is the best assessment of body fat. BMI does not...

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Tackling Obesity In Kids

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