However, parents or adults rightly feel anxious when they find a child who is overweight or obese.
The reason, obesity and obesity in children is a time bomb that is ready to blow up a number of health problems in the future.
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Children who are overweight become more vulnerable to experiencing a number of health problems both physically and psychologically as follows:
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
- Metabolic Disorders
- Increased cholesterol levels
- Increased blood pressure or hypertension
- Heart Disorders
- Loss of confidence
- Experiencing bullying
For this reason, serious efforts are needed from all parties to prevent obesity and obesity in children.
Causes of obesity in children and how to overcome them The causes of obesity and obesity in children have not been known with certainty until now.
But, various scientific studies have shown that the causes of obesity and obesity in children are multifactorial.
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Launching Book of Obesity in Children (2009) by dr. Genis Ginanjar Wahyu, there are three factors that are known to play a major role in increasing the risk of obesity and obesity in children, namely genetic factors (heredity), patterns of activity, and eating patterns.
The following explanation:
1. Genetic factors