Obesity is not a concern only for adults in United States. It is now becoming an increasingly alarming health concern for children. What was once considered a bit of baby fat can now be perceived as the first warning sign of a child’s struggle with its weight. Children as young as ten years of age are now showing signs of diseases that normally affect much older adult, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes.
In this special report, the authors review the risks of your child being overweight, and offer a range of strategies to help your child cope with any weight issues or inactivity issues they may have. Several handy appendices give you clear guidelines on how to help your children eat right to lose weight.
If your child is struggling with weight issues, this guide will help set them on the road to better health, for a fitter and more enjoyable life not weighed down by obesity.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS OBESITY?
CHAPTER 2: CAUSES OF OBESITY
CHAPTER 3: RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH BEING OVERWEIGHT
CHAPTER 4: HOW TO COMBAT THE RISKS
CHAPTER 5: PREVENTING OBESITY
APPENDIX 1 – HEALTHY VEGETABLE SNACKS
APPENDIX 2 – FABULOUS FINGER FOODS
APPENDIX 3 – MAKE YOUR OWN LUNCHABLES
APPENDIX 4 – THE DASH DIET
The authors have written over 80 health and self help guides, offering practical advice on healthy living and disease prevention for the whole family.