Do you know why we will need to fight childhood obesity ? Now a day childhood obesity is a common medical term for the conscious parents. When a child’s body contains too much fat, it’s called childhood obesity. Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic around the world. According to CDC, no state in America has less than 20% prevalence of obesity. This is a shocking statistics. If you think that your children are going through obesity or he/she has a chance to become a victim of this epidemic, then the knowledge on how to fight childhood obesity is mandatory for you. Fighting childhood obesity epidemic is not that easy because the body weight or the shapes of children may often be deceiving. Parents are always ready to feed them but not looking at the amount they feed and finally when they become careful, the damage has been done already. So knowing about the indications and how to fight childhood obesity is a must.
Fighting this epidemic needs some necessary actions. We are going to discuss this step by step.
First, walk the walk and talk about it with your children. Letting them know about the harmful effects of obesity and engaging them in sufficient physical activities can reduce the chances of becoming obese to a great extent. Let them realize that it’s not good for health and it’s happening because of the inactivity of their body. When they understand the benefits of a fit body they will become active again.
Promoting conscious eating is also a major move for preventing childhood obesity. Food is the main element for a healthy life. But when we take too much food than our body needs, it fires back upon us. So we should also promote conscious eating.
Make fruits and vegetables a priority all the time. Eating fruits and vegetables is a good habit for all. And it’s a major weapon when you are in a battle with obesity and overweight. This habit of eating plenty of fruits and vegetables decrease the risk of many deadliest diseases and we should remember fruits and vegetables are a very good source of vitamins and minerals for us.
Finally, create a healthy village to fight this epidemic. This will help others to realize the benefits of a fit body which will bring consciousness among all. And parents should always be careful about their children’s health which is much more effective to prevent rather than fighting this childhood obesity epidemic.