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Foundation Obesity in Children`s is a non profit organization working as speciaL consultative status with United Nations.

 


(1) Obesity in Children’s

  Is Childhood Obesity Child Abuse?

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 You have heard it from the medical profession and have seen it on television, in the street, and at school (and it is true): An epidemic of obesity is striking children and adults in America, and it is taking its toll on our health.

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Childhood Obesity: Quality Physical Education as a Solution

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I heard that waist circumference is important. What does it mean if my child has a large waist size?

 

Excessive abdominal (stomach, belly) fat has a worse health prognosis than fat distributed elsewhere on the body. A male with a waistline over 40 inches or a no pregnant female with a waist of more than 35 inches is at a higher risk of developing such medical conditions as diabetes mellitus, elevated cholesterol and triglycerides, hypertension, and coronary artery (heart) disease.

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Childhood Obesity in America : The Causes (Part 1)

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My son’s BMI is 19.8.What does this mean?

 Here is how to interpret the BMI:

 • Underweight = < 18.5

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Childhood Obesity in America - This is Injustice

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What is the difference between being “obese” and being “overweight?

 

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Leon, 5 Years Old and Morbidly Obese

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What is “morbid obesity?”

Several other terms are used in the medical literature to define and classify excess weight. They have not been fully standardized. They revolve around the BMI.

 

 

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