5 Surprising Ways Parents Lifestyles Impact Childhood Weight problems


Obesity and Child Well Being

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Weighing the Facts of Obesity

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Parents Don’t See That Their Children Are Obese

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Preventing Childhood Obesity

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What Can Parents Do To Prevent Childhood Obesity?

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The Effects of Childhood Obesity

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Preventing Childhood Obesity

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While second-hand smoke causes harmful health problems in children, it has also shown that children have a higher risk of becoming obese when their parents smoke. Staying away from tobacco can go a long way in helping your child live a healthier lifestyle and reduce their risk of obesity. Take a Healthy Step Forward.

7 Simple Ways Parents Can Cut Down on Child’s Obesity Risk. Written by George Citroner on November 6, 2019. The harmful effects that obesity can have on children’s health are well known.

Childhood obesity: Parents play an important role in preventing childhood obesity. Healthy eating habits should be encouraged in children. Here are some tips for parents to encourage healthy. Childhood obesity adversely affects children’s current and future health.

In childhood, it increases the risk of hyperlipidaemia, hypertension, insulin resistance, abnormal glucose tolerance. Obesity prevention in childhood is important. However, changing children’s lifestyle behaviors to reduce overweight is a substantial challenge.

Accurately perceiving oneself as overweight/obese. 1. Introduction. In the last 40 years, obesity has become one of the most serious nutritional concerns for children and adolescents, affecting countries rich and poor, with the global number of obese children and adolescents rising more than tenfold, from 11 million in 1975 to 124 million in 2016 [1,2].The obesity epidemic in younger age groups brings about a large increase in the.

Results. Overweight or obesity prevalence was 37 percent in Mississippi and nearly 60 percent in Kentucky. Adjusting for covariates, obese children were twice as likely to eat ≥ 2 servings of vegetables per day (OR=2.0,95% CI 1.1-3.4), less likely to consume whole milk (OR=0.4,95% CI 0.2-0.70), Their parents are more likely to be told by their doctor that their child was obese (OR=108.0,95%.

The surprising statistics on obesity in children reveals that around one third of the children in the United States are overweight and suffering from obesity and the number is constantly rising. According to American Heart Association, the prevalence of obesity in children. Ages 2-5 increased from 4.8 percent in 1971-74 to 12.1 percent by 2010.

5 key lifestyle habits parents can follow to protect their kids from obesity The study’s main author, a Harvard University professor of medicine, shared the most surprising finding. Get the latest. Parents not only give their genetic make-up to their child, they can also have influence through the way they parent their children.

In fact, parents may be able to buffer the impact of larger, environmental factors on whether or not a child becomes overweight. risk of obesity is for a child, parents still have a lot of control over their.

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Answer: 1, 5 Rationale: Parents can implement several measures to prevent and manage obesity in their children.

“Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination E-Book” by Linda Anne Silvestri
from Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination E-Book
by Linda Anne Silvestri
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014

Risk factors for childhood obesity include genetic and epigenetic variation, intrauterine exposures, birth weight, bottle feeding, and parental adiposity.

“Child Public Health” by Dr Mitch Blair, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Tony Waterston
from Child Public Health
by Dr Mitch Blair, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Tony Waterston
OUP Oxford, 2010

Fast food, increased portion sizes, increased energy density, sugar-sweetened soft drinks, and foods with a high glycemic index are all likely contributing to the increased weights in children and adolescents.

“Porth Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States” by Ruth A. Hannon, Charlotte Pooler, Carol Mattson Porth
from Porth Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States
by Ruth A. Hannon, Charlotte Pooler, Carol Mattson Porth
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009

Parents more frequently turn to eating outside the home or bringing in fast food for meals.

“Primary Care of the Child With a Chronic Condition E-Book” by Patricia Jackson Allen, Judith A. Vessey, Naomi Schapiro
from Primary Care of the Child With a Chronic Condition E-Book
by Patricia Jackson Allen, Judith A. Vessey, Naomi Schapiro
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009

The CDC suggests that parents should work hard to reduce a child’s risk of becoming obese, as childhood obesity increases the likelihood of that child staying obese into adulthood, which in turn increases the risk for many other health issues such as high blood pressure and diabetes.

“Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition” by Victor R. Preedy, Ronald Ross Watson, Colin R. Martin
from Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition
by Victor R. Preedy, Ronald Ross Watson, Colin R. Martin
Springer New York, 2011

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  • Well, the last scene is too unrealistic. I wish I had a pool in my back yard to go swimming. alas, not everyone can. +healthy food tastes bad and is expensive. I love Cesar salad but does it taste better than a burger? some might argue but I’d take the burger every time.

  • Wow, a bully at age 5…maybe not meaning to be but just the honesty of kids. I’m glad as adults it worked out. I was told in junior high that I was gross from being too skinny and it was equally as hurtful. If I ran into that girl again, though it wouldn’t end as nicely.

  • If it has NOTHING to do with what we eat, then why is obesity mainly affecting wealthy countries. How many obese children are there in the poorest regions of the world? I mean really poor. Strange poor Africans, obviously in Africa, according to you have the same genes yet are not obese.

  • Lead by example!!! That’s my goal as a parent and as a personal goal. HOWEVER, in a society that gives candy and sugary “treats” to children for every single holiday (e.g. Halloween, Christmas, Easter, etc.) for any type of celebration(e.g. birthdays, school parties), for any type of reward(e.g. good behavior), and just about at every meal (e.g. finish your supper and you get a “treat”), it’s felt like an uphill battle! I LOVE the recommendations as it helped me to keep fighting my uphill battle knowing I’m doing the right things. Thank you Dr. Paul!

  • I am so glad I am not to blame for being over weight, i diet and exercise everyday
    And can’t lose weight thank you for this cutting edge research and real science so I
    Don’t have to take personal responsibly for my own actions.

  • Loved the points mentioned. I have treated one of the worlds most obese patients and hold the record for helping the patients reduce their weight to as much as 250 kgs. You can check them out in my videos. The point here is, it is growing. I see around 100 patients every day now and the number is just increasing. It is important we take measures now for a better tomorrow as obesity leads to many dangerous diseases. You can know about various safe treatment options for obesity here: ​​ https://obesityasia.com/obesity-treatment/​​

  • Obesity is a leading concern in today’s world. It is is the fat deposition underneath the muscle tissue. Usually, the body mass index is used for determining obesity. Obesity is also a major factor for any type of health issues. But now you don’t have to worry and can decrease your weight in a healthy way with simple homeopathy tips. Get the best homeopathy treatment for obesity with Homeocare International.

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  • There was this kid in my class in year 5 who was really big and people would call him fat and take the mick out of him for it, and one day while it was happening he just turned round and said ‘im not fat I’m just clinically obese’ which was absolutely hilarious

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  • Thank you for the information.

    The incidence of type 2 diabetes, hitherto considered a disease of middle and old age, has been steadily increasing among children and adolescents. Data from developed countries shows that this increase parallels a similar rise in the prevalence of childhood and adolescent obesity. While type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents is as yet not a major public health problem in India, recent reports revealing increasing levels of obesity among youngsters especially in our metropolitan cities, gives cause for concern.

    For more details about Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes visit: https://drmohans.com/childhood-obesity-and-type-2-diabetes/

  • Interesting video full of information… Every ailment depends on the lifestyle of a person and everyone should follow a healthy lifestyle along with correct,medication. You can prefer planet Ayurveda for treatment in natural ways and manufacturing products with no side effects. you can prefer thinner you pack for better results and no side effects.

  • the first part just sounds as a complex excuse for ppl to not take responsibility for their situation. (reminded me the vibe of… the more assured ppl sound the more ignorant or delusional they often are ) m… slightly fat children became the future fat dudes m… yes that’s all because name-calling and not related at all to genetics right nutrition adjustments exercise sleep etc..
    actually name-calling often crates enuff pain for ppl to take action it just that most common spread advice for obesity is the wrong one(ake most the fast dies or starvation regimes or overtraining) so let’s just focus on not name-calling instead of figuring and spreading the right solutions…
    whole foods, no industrial oils, no sugars, moderate exercise, no wheat and grains, carbs mostly veggies fruits are just as treat, stable circadian cycle and relaxation with meditation for mental stability aka stress and cortisol removal. couldn’t keep watching past her oghhh

  • Jeremy Lavine, After reading all that bullshit you posted. the reality is calorie deficit = Fat Loss, it’s a simple as that, people have to accept responsibility for what they eat and stop blaming everyone else because they are fat. You are Fat because you eat to much and don’t burn off the calories, go to a gym and eat more healthy food, it’s not rocket science.

  • Since I was 9, I’ve been watching a lot of health documentaries WITH MY OWN WILL, not my parents’. Kids are educated in school about health, they need to stop exposing themselves to foods. Why do schools give fast food? For profit. If they really cared, they wouldn’t dare give us that as we shouldn’t be exposed to this trash at an early age. Now it is almost inevitable that you’d eat junk when young.
    I hate seeing all my peers talk about KFC and McDonald’s everyday.

    Companies take advantage of a child’s appetite and even their knowledge on nutrition to feed them CocoPops (cocopoops) every breakfast and make them think it is healthy and good for them.
    I don’t care about the language, the gore. I care about my health. I won’t be blinded by lies and the “oh your a kid you don’t need to worry!” I’ll take responsibility for my own health, no one else.

  • I kinda envy fat people they can eat and gain pounds and then covert that to muscle. Me having the same metabolism of a small rodent and can’t put on weight.

  • boring over eaducated western thinking. How about talking about lack of education about fasting. I am from Afghanistan and we were raised to eat 5 days a week and fast for 2

  • It’s awful to think that you can only be an example to your kids. How about they do as I say because they are kids and not adults. We do not have the same status nor the same age.

  • Sleep… k, let’s continue to ignore the massive amounts of sugar and the demonizing of fats for another 50 years, see where that leads us. Lets ignore that cholesterol was never a cause of anything, and that the lipid hypothesis our friend Ancel Keys concocted in the 50’s was never proven, and yet we pushed grain and sugar on the masses based on nothing…
    Stop looking for genes and start looking at the giant behemoth the processed food industry has become. Oh wait, they pay you research grants. Nvm.

  • A woman I know has a 11 year old boy whom is 5 foot 2 and 160 pounds. She let’s him eat fast fried foods daily. Every meal. His dr also told her it’s not what he eats but how much he eats. That is the most ignorant statement I’ve ever heard. This child’s father is diabetic and I predict he will be in a year if he isn’t already. It’s not his fault. It’s his mother’s. She had him late in life and is in the grandma stage letting him choose what he wants to eat instead of making him eat healthy. And tbh she will not live to see the day where her letting that child choose what he eats starts affecting his health. Actually her entire family thinks it’s cute. We call the law when we see a skinny child. Why don’t we call them when we see 1 that’s obese? My mom made me eat healthy. I didn’t get to choose to eat McDonalds every day. Terrible and very neglectful and abusive to let a child get so heavy they cannot bend over to tie their shoe and their ankles and feet swell. From being overweight. Poor kid.

  • Doctors need to retrain their brains because Keto diet answers all these questions and gives real solutions. Obesity Cure: Stop Eating Carbohydrates,  Inter. Fasting, Exercise,  and Sleep there’s your real lecture.

  • at 15:10 she tells a straightforward lie. Googling “white teens” brought up way the same amount or MORE mug shots when I tried it today compared to googling “black teens”.

    Its unfortunate that googling white or black teens brings up mug shots in the first results…but it isn’t evidence of race inequality or racism, unless you count teenager as a race.

    Frankly, it is disappointing when someone makes claims like this about racial inequality because all it does, imo, is further a narrative understanding that isn’t based on facts…even worse, why does it seem like someone would like this example of racial inequality to exist? It would be awful if it did, but her claim about the google results is inaccurate.

  • Calorie input versus calorie output. Stop stuffing your mouth full of high calorie, low nutrition, crap food… when you feel bored or emotional. Get off your ass and walk, ride bike, swim do something.

    When I travel to USA I am stunned at the size of people, how much they eat, how often they eat and how very little they move.

    Sad this behavior has trickled down to their kids.

  • Stop feeding their children poison (sugar, simple carb-heavy, prepackaged processed junk).

    Start feeding their children home cooked meals made from scratch out of freshly grown organic produce, every day.

    FYI Calories in calories out is a largely debunked model. It’s the quality of the food not how many calories it contains.

  • triglyceride has nothing to do with cholesterol. It’s 3 linear molecules of fatty acids attached to one glycerine. cholesterol is a ring-shaped steroid based molecule. cholesterol is only made by animals (including humans) while triglyceride is also found/made by plants.

  • And,yes, your Dr does judge you….after what I considered a very successful appointment with a new kidney specialist to explain my gfr of 58, we discussed my continued effort to loose weight….I had already lost 15 lbs…..189 down to 174 over 3 months……Planning on loosing another 20…..she told me my kidney function was normal for my age and encouraged me to continue with my plan…..there was no clear cut emphasis or extreme emphasis on her part..She ended the appointment with, “ Don’t worry,you will never be on dialysis.”…
    I was shocked to read her report of our meeting in “ my chart” access on line a week later.
    It read that my “ chronic kidney disease” was probably directly related to “ my obesity”…
    Had she said that to my face I would have learned to things…1. She mislead me by telling me my kidney function is normal for my age (72)…..2. She mislead me by really thinking I am obese and that was at the root of my problem…..I was wearing an xl in my clothing and went down to a medium/ large.
    My waist is where my fat is rendering me “ obese” in medical jargon.

  • Congratulations Harvard! You just went full SJW. “Bias” causes t2 diabetes and high blood pressure?! It’s not the fact that you’re fat as fuck? The reason that 2 out of 3 of people in the US are fat must be because eating disorders caused by “bias” and if they wouldn’t feel ashamed then people wouldn’t be fat? Get real!

    Also, can somebody please explain the difference between correlation and causation to this woman.