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Prevention and treatment of obesity in children

Date Uploaded: 11/11/2012
Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents, and is usually caused by eating too much and not getting enough exercise. The risk factors of childhood obesity, threatens an entire generation of children, with serious health problems. Dr. Nashwa fouad, discusses the proper age and weight to treat and prevent obesity in children. Dr. Nashwa explains how overweight children and adolescents are also more likely to become obese as adults. Dealing with overweight children, or preventing obesity in children, is a family matter. Dr. Nashwa advises that the most effective way of treating and preventing childhood obesity is for the entire family to adopt healthier eating habits and making exercise a priority.