Childhood obesity is becoming one of the most worrying health conditions in many communities. It’s not just an aesthetic issue: more and more kids are being diagnosed with “adult” conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, heart problems and high blood pressure. The idea that your children may die before you do is enough to strike fear into the hearts of most parents.
The problem that most parents encounter is that pin-pointing the reasons for their children gaining weight can be difficult. As a starting point, consider some of the following as potential problems:
Of course, if none of these common problems are responsible, it’s time to discuss the problem with your child’s doctor.