Childhood Obesity

By Samantha Gauna

what does childhood obesity mean?

A condition that a child is really overweight for his/her age and height.

obesity means...

  • having excess body fat
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childhood obesity causes...

  • breathing problems
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol
  • may cause diabetes type 2
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childhood obesity prevention..

  • A lot of vegetables, fruits and whole-grain foods
  • Non-fat milk or dairy
  • Drink lots of water
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treatments and management

  • eating healthy
  • exercise
  • drink a lot of water

work cited page

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"Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers." Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers. N.p., 27 Aug. 2015. Web. 09 Dec. 2015.