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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 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 the causes and risks of obesity, and what you can do to help.

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 ...

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.

Childhood Obesity - Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers

www.liebertpub.com/overview/childhood-obesity/384/

Overview - Explores effective, actionable strategies for weight management and obesity prevention in children and adolescents, with in-depth coverage on ...

Childhood Overweight - The Obesity Society

www.obesity.org/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  ...

Learn The Facts | Let's Move!

www.letsmove.gov/learn-facts/epidemic-childhood-obesity

Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled, and today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese.

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 ...

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