Archives by Tag 'Obesity in children'

Is Eating a Balanced Diet Enough To Support Your Kids’ Growth?

We have all heard how important it is to have a balanced diet in order to give our bodies the nutrients they need to grow and repair themselves. This is particularly important for kids who are undergoing rapid growth so they need massive amounts of nutrients to support that rapid growth. While some parents do [...]

The Social and Emotional Problems Faced By Obese Kids

Obesity in kids has become one of the most common issues. Living with extra Kgs can become really difficult for kids because of the social stigma attached to it. Along with being physically harmful for the child as he or she becomes prone to several diseases, he or she is also becomes socially and emotionally [...]

The Real Dangers of Obesity

Poor nutrition and lack of physical activity is causing obesity to quickly become an epidemic almost everywhere around the world. In 2012, it was estimated that there are 520,000 people in the world who are considered to be obese. That number has been on a steady increase for decades and is not expected to go [...]

The obesity epidemic!

Obesity in children is getting out of control and it is quickly becoming an epidemic in our society.  Across the ocean, more than 50% of the children in North America are considered to be overweight and we are not far behind.  In Australia, over a quarter of our 5-17 year population is considered to be [...]