Posts Tagged ‘childhood obesity’
Beyond the aesthetic problem of childhood obesity is a serious public health problem that is increasing every day and is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease in the future, premature death and disability in adulthood.
In addition, overweight children suffer from respiratory difficulties, increased risk of fractures, hypertension, are early markers of disease cardiocascular, psychological problems and insulin resistance. Keep in mind also that the childhood obesity affects children’s future, as they will be much more likely to be obese adults, with attendant health problems.
The poor eating habits and sedentary lifestyle is causing an alarming increase in cases of childhood obesity. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) says that obesity has reached epidemic dimension worldwide. All the experts point to the importance of combining a balanced diet and daily exercise to combat childhood obesity. Only in this way can lower the incidence of this serious health problem. Read the rest of this entry »
Obesity is one of the challenges of health public major twenty-first century. The root cause of this “epidemic” is an imbalance between calories consumed and burned, by factors which include not only the diet, but the lack of physical activity.
If this is your case, it is good to remember if you did enough physical activity in your childhood or adolescence. The reality today is that a large majority of children do absolutely nothing about and are the same authorities, in many countries, who then blame and out to deny that family who must help small.
This has some truth and some lies. The truth is that it is under your control what you want; you can do for your child. At first, of course, followed the diagnosis, the doctor needs a guide to get to understand the way forward and know the rules. Read the rest of this entry »
These babies are chubby cheeks with to eat them with kisses and we feel like to hug as if they were small bears. But it is a clear example that the baby may have problems with obesity in the future.
One must maintain the children since small to carry a healthy diet so that in the adolescence is not a boy with excess. Longer dreams, more games, less TV, less consoles and avoid pastries and saturated fats. That’s the magic formula to correct a child’s life.
But when we are at the stage of the baby, there are very few parents concerned with childhood obesity. We really do not think about it. If children learn healthy habits from an early age, able to travel to the teenage years with proper healthy balanced diet. Besides it is a good health behavior. Read the rest of this entry »
In the children it is very important to the movement and activity, especially to prevent diseases such as obesity that brings with it other diseases as a result.
Beyond proper nutrition and consultation with a nutritionist, to provide a real food education, we need to see the skills of our children, to practice sports or physical exercise.
If we notice that in the summer the children like to be in the water, it’s great we place a covered swimming pool where they can practice water sports all year round. It is imperative that we look for activities that are to their liking them not abandon, and little by little to promote family activities to make feel accompanied, like riding a bike, walking or jogging around the plaza. Read the rest of this entry »
A recent study may help to completely eliminate the current epidemic of obesity, which also affects children and adolescents worldwide. It is estimated that 70% of obese young adults who grow up to be burdened with this disease and the risks to their health.
In the case of adolescent obesity in the short term increases the risk of problems in the spine and feet, respiratory diseases, such as sleep apnea, stretch marks and hanging skin, as well as psychological disorders and difficulties in relating to their pairs. A long-term obesity may produce multiple complications such as cardiovascular problems and the development of type 2 diabetes.
The researchers were able to work with more than 3 000 children aged 12 to 17 years to analyze the effect of nutritional habits and lifestyle on their health, taking into account key factors such as fitness, exercise and hormonal profile. Read the rest of this entry »
In children and adults, the development of obesity caused by a prolonged positive energy balance (caloric intake and energy expenditure are higher). The reasons are multiple and intricate, under the control of complex influences of order nutritional, genetic, metabolic, psychological and social.
The gradual decline in physical activity in industrialized societies is certainly a major role.
The installation of obesity
Nutrition plays an important role on the course of growth. The availability of plentiful food attractive, rich in fat and simple sugars, boredom, emotional problems and / or school will bring a child to seek compensation in food, can cause a prolonged imbalance between contributions and expenditures, and the development of overweight. The increase in the number of victims of obesity in industrialized countries shows.
Particular attention is being paid to the balance of macronutrient intake (protein, carbohydrates, lipids) which should take into account the specific needs at different stages of development, including early childhood. Read the rest of this entry »
Obesity among children has reached alarming proportions. Physical inactivity, diet rich in fats and genetics, contributing to an obese child. Obesity is dangerous especially for children because it leads to many adverse health effects.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is “a major contributor to the global burden of chronic disease and disability”. In developed countries, it has reached epidemic proportions and has been reported as a serious concern to public health.
Social discrimination is all the more worse. Girls and young women who suffer the most. Children with obesity suffer from certain diseases. Read the rest of this entry »