Health Tip: Should I Worry About My Child's Weight?

Health Tip: Should I Worry About My Child's Weight?

Health Tip: Should I Worry About My Child's Weight?

Here's how it can affect health

(HealthDay News) -- Maintaining a healthy weight and establishing healthy habits are essential, even in childhood.

The Weight-control Information Network says childhood obesity can:

  • Foster breathing issues and joint pain.
  • Make it difficult to keep up with active friends.
  • Lead to chronic conditions, such as diabetes, high cholesterol or high blood pressure.
  • Increase the risk of growing up to be an obese adult.
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