5 to 19 years
Whether your child is obese or overweight is visually difficult to figure out. If the problem is already visible to the eye, then this indicates a significant increase in body weight. As a rule, the initial stages are difficult to notice. You can find out exactly whether the child has obesity or excess weight according to the WHO table. It is recommended to carry out system weighings to see the dynamics of weight gain. So, you will notice negative changes in time and you can begin treatment.
In the modern world, the problem of obesity and overweight among children is widespread. WHO calls for special attention to this topic, because such children are especially vulnerable. They have a high risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and infectious diseases. It is difficult for them to lead a full life. It is the parents who must take the first step to help the child. The initial stage is considered overweight. It progresses to obesity, which is divided into 4 degrees. Continue reading