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Childhood obesity - Wikipedia


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


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


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


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

What is childhood obesity? - American Heart Association


Feb 12, 2016 ... Understanding Childhood Obesity is an American Heart Association sourcebook on child nutrition and physical activity. Both the full and ...

Childhood Overweight - The Obesity Society


Overweight or obese preschoolers are 5 times more likely than normal-weight children to be overweight or obese as adults. As a result, childhood overweight is  ...

Obesity in Children: MedlinePlus


Article covering causes and management of childhood obesity.

Overweight and Obesity - KidsHealth


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

Childhood Obesity - Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers


Editor-in-Chief: Tom Baranowski, PhD. Editor: Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH. ISSN: 2153-2168. Online ISSN: 2153-2176. Published Bimonthly ...

Obesity Action Coalition » 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 ...