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A lack of exercise is now causing as many deaths as smoking across the world. Childhood obesity Childhood obesity is a national epidemic. Nearly 1 in 3 children (ages 2-19) in the United States is overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems. As parents, caregivers, brothers and sisters, leaders in schools, communities and healthcare, we can work together to create a nation where the healthy choice is the easy choice. Learn the facts, to solving this epidemic and how you can help be a part of the change. Consequences of Childhood Obesity Obese and overweight children are at risk for a number of serious health problems such as: •Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes was once called adult-onset diabetes. Now with the rise in childhood obesity, there is a dramatic rise in the number of children suffering from type 2 diabetes. Untreated, this can be a life-threatening condition. •Asthma: Extra weight can make it harder to breathe and can inflame the respiratory tract. There is a rise in childhood asthma and children with serious asthma are more likely to be overweight. •Heart Failure: Being overweight makes the heart work harder. Overweight children are more likely to grow up to be overweight adults who develop heart problems. GET THE FACTS: https://www.healthiergeneration.org/about_childhood_obesity/get_informed/
According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Childhood obesity A lack of exercise is now causing as many deaths as smoking across the world.   Childhood obesity is a national epidemic. Nearly 1 in 3 children (ages 2-19) in the United States is overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems. As parents, caregivers, brothers and sisters, leaders in schools, communities and healthcare, we can work together to create a nation where the healthy choice is the easy choice. Learn the facts, to solving this epidemic and how you can help be a part of the change. Consequences of Childhood Obesity Obese and overweight children are at risk for a number of serious health problems such as: • Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes was once called adult-onset diabetes. Now with the rise in childhood obesity, there is a dramatic rise in the number of children suffering from type 2 diabetes. Untreated, this can be a life-threatening condition. • Asthma: Extra weight can make it harder to breathe and can inflame the respiratory tract. There is a rise in childhood asthma and children with serious asthma are more likely to be overweight. • Heart Failure: Being overweight makes the heart work harder. Overweight children are more likely to grow up to be overweight adults who develop heart problems. GET THE FACTS: https://www.healthiergeneration.org/about_childhood_obesity/get_inf ormed/