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Childhood obesity - Wikipedia

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Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child's health or well-being. As methods to determine body fat directly are difficult, the ...

Childhood Obesity Facts - CDC

www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/obesity/facts.htm

Aug 27, 2015 ... Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.<sup>1, 2</sup>; The percentage of children aged ...

Preventing Obesity in Children, Causes of Child Obesity, and More

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Sep 3, 2016 ... Is your child overweight? Learn more from WebMD about the causes and risks of obesity, and what you can do to help.

Overview - Childhood obesity - Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-obesity/home/ovc-20268886

Nov 17, 2016 ... Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Children who are obese are above the normal weight ...

Childhood Overweight - The Obesity Society

www.obesity.org/resources/facts-about-obesity/childhood-overweight

Also, while more children are becoming overweight, the heaviest children are getting even heavier. Overweight or obese preschoolers are 5 times more likely ...

Obesity in Children: MedlinePlus

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Obesity in children is hard to spot because they all grow at different rates. Find a list of tips that can help you monitor your child's health.

What is childhood obesity? - American Heart Association

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Feb 12, 2016 ... Today, about one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963. Among children today, obesity is ...

Childhood Obesity - American Heart Association

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Among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren't seen until adulthood. As a parent, you want the best for your ...

Overweight and Obesity - KidsHealth

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Once your child's BMI is known, it can be plotted on a ... below 95th percentiles; obese: BMI at or above 95th percentile.