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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 - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Jan 25, 2017 ... The percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s.<sup>1</sup> Today, about one in five school-aged ...

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 ...

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.

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  ...

Childhood Obesity - Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.


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

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 Obesity - American Heart Association


Among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously ... Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers.

Obesity in Children: MedlinePlus


Jan 25, 2017 ... Article covering causes and management of childhood obesity.