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Unformatted text preview: Childhood Obesity 2 high calorie diet combined with a low physical activity level or children with parents that have bad eating habits are more likely to suffer from child hood obesity. There also many consequences from being coming so over weight at such an early age. Not only do overweight children tend to be overweight adults but we are starting to see some serious health issues in overweigh children. Some of the issues that we are seeing in children are cardiovascular diseases, asthma, sleep apnea, and type two diabetes…just to name a few. There are also psychological risks because children who are overweight are more likely to be bullied and targeted for emotional abuse. Overweight children are even more likely to commit suicide then children who are not over weight. Childhood obesity is a disease that can be cure with knowledge. If more people were aware of the dangers of allowing a child to become morbidly obese, then America would see less of this epidemic....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ENG Eng taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at Ashford University.
- Spring '11