How Did Childhood Obesity Become Such A Problem And How Do I Deal With It?
An estimated 43 million pre-school children (aged below 5) were obese or overweight in 2013, a 60 % increase since 1990. If the current trends continue, the total number of overweight or obese children might increase to 70 million by 2025. Health conditions such as type 2 diabetes that were once illnesses of a much older population are now afflicting our overweight youth with alarming regularity. It is an alarming trend to say the least and something that needs to be acted upon.
When a child is diagnosed with obesity, it can be an incredibly difficult time for the child and for the family. Luckily, there are steps that can be taken in order to prevent your child from being diagnosed with obesity. If your child has already been diagnosed, there are also steps that can be completed to fight this condition and get rid of it once and for all! Understanding exactly what obesity is and how it is developed is important. When we are made aware of something, we can work to change these factors and prevent our children from becoming obese.
Childhood Obesity: Defining, Preventing and Treating a Modern Day Health Condition
This book will explain the symptoms, diagnosis and possible treatment strategies for dealing with childhood obesity, in addition to providing the statistics to show how prevalent of a modern day problem it has become. It is important to know that you are not alone if you are trying to deal with this problem, nor should you be expected to face the problem alone.