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PSY 108 - Milestone - 1 - Childhood obesity is a...

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Childhood obesity is a continually growing problem worldwide but more specifically in the US itself. Childhood obesity itself comes along with many other detrimental effects such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. In youth under19, type 2 diabetes increased a whopping 31 percent from 2001 to 2009, according to the report (White, 2014). Having complications such as those from childhood obesity should be more directly addressed and a resolution brought into the mix of the children's childhood.Childhood obesity is significant considering that overall, about 17 percent of children ages 2 to 19 are obese. When overweight children are added to the mix, the figure rises to 32 percent (White, 2014). With numbers like those it prevalent that
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