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Childhood obesity - Wikipedia

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 - CDC

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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

Childhood Overweight - The Obesity Society

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

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

medlineplus.gov/obesityinchildren.html

Article covering causes and management of childhood obesity.

Overweight and Obesity - KidsHealth

kidshealth.org/en/parents/overweight-obesity.html

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

m.liebertpub.com/CHI

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?

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 ...