Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat has negative affects a child's health. Childhood obesity is bothering as the extra weight often cause problems that were considered as adult problems —high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and depression. Many obese children become obese adults, especially if their parents are obese. Childhood obesity can also lead to low self-esteem and depression. 

The causes behind the increasing levels of childhood obesity are due to a shift in diet towards increased intake of energy-dense foods that are high in fats and sugars but low in vitamins, proteins, minerals and other healthy micronutrients, and a trend towards decreased levels of physical activity.

  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Urinary Problems
  • Dietary Effects
  • Depression
  • Musculoskeletal Discomfort
  • Hypertension

Related Conference of Childhood Obesity

June 25-26, 2020

22nd Global Obesity Meeting

Tokyo, Japan

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