Childhood Obesity

Weighing Up the Risks of Obesity

Obesity is a pandemic of its own. Across the world, it has a negative effect on people and their lives. It causes or is associated with multiple medical complications, including 12 kinds of cancer, liver and respiratory disease, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and it substantially shortens life expectancy. Recently it has also come …

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Childhood Obesity – Across the World

Childhood obesity is here now in almost every country. No longer is it just America or Europe that has overweight kids, now countries that have moved up the development scale like Mexico, China and Brazil have the problem too. Defining whether a child is overweight or obese is not easy. It is generally agreed that …

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