With an increase in the number of overweight children in society, [tag]child obesity[/tag] charts may prove useful in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood obesity. As a child is seen by his doctor over the developmental years, the physician will keep a chart of the child’s height, weight and growth pattern. Continue reading The Advantages Of Child Obesity Charts
Obesity is a disorder that manifests through [tag]overweight[/tag], which is usually calculated by the BMI Body Mass Index. The statistics indicate that there has been a drastic increase in [tag]child obesity[/tag] in the past two decades and that is a very worrying factor for the parents as well as for the obese children, as from obesity there are a variety of diseases that will develop; some of them life threatening. Continue reading Guide To Child Obesity And Fitness
With child obesity becoming a [tag]health[/tag] issue of almost epidemic proportions in this country, it is wise for parents to examine whether child obesity is due to school lunches. There have been reports of school cafeterias that serve menus that are not as nutritional as they could or should be which has caused many parents and health care workers to sit up and take notice of what kids are eating at school. In some cases, the information was reassuring in showing that many school lunch programs are highly conscientious in preparing nutritious meals for their student body. However, there are also many instances where this is simply not the case, and child obesity due to school lunches is a very real phenomenon. Continue reading Is Child Obesity Due to School Lunches or Other Factors?