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Childhood obesity

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Childhood_obesity

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 - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/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 ...

Childhood Overweight and Obesity | Overweight & Obesity | CDC

www.cdc.gov/obesity/childhood/

Nov 9, 2015 ... Obesity now affects 1 in 6 children and adolescents in the United States. Learn more...

Childhood obesity - Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-obesity/basics/definition/con-20027428

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 ...

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

www.webmd.com/children/guide/obesity-children

Is your child overweight? Learn more from WebMD about determining obesity in a child, its causes, and what you can do about it.

Obesity in Children: MedlinePlus

medlineplus.gov/obesityinchildren.html

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.

Obesity Action Coalition » What is Childhood Obesity?

www.obesityaction.org/understanding-obesity-in-children/what-is-childhood-obesity

Childhood obesity is a health issue. Today, more and more children are being diagnosed with diabetes, hypertension and other co-morbid conditions associated ...

Overweight and Obesity - KidsHealth

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The percentage of overweight children in the United States is growing at an alarming rate, with 1 out of 3 kids now considered overweight or obese. Many kids ...

What is childhood obesity? - American Heart Association

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyKids/ChildhoodObesity/What-is-childhood-obesity_UCM_304347_Article.jsp

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 ...

Overweight in Children - American Heart Association

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyKids/ChildhoodObesity/Overweight-in-Children_UCM_304054_Article.jsp

Jul 5, 2016 ... Today, about one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese. The prevalence of obesity in children more than tripled from 1971 to ...

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