Posts Tagged ‘overweight’

Obesity in Children

The number of overweight children has doubled in recent years, with a 25% of children considered overweight or obese. Causes of obesity in children include lack of physical activity, unhealthy food choices, and family eating habits. A rise in the number of overweight children is disturbing because it causes health problems and can lead to…

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Overweight or Obese? – Calculate Your Risk

More than 6 out of 10 American adults are overweight or obese and that figure is rising. Being overweight or obese can cause many serious health problems. Health professionals often use BMI and waist circumference together to assess whether someone is overweight or obese and to assess their risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. What…

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Overweight Children and Childhood Obesity

It’s time to take action, if your child is overweight. There are simple steps you can take, to help your child move towards a healthy weight. Your child’s weight matters, because it will affect their health now and in the future. It is more likely, overweight children to grow up into overweight adults, who face…

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