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33. Weighty issues

Worried your child may be overweight? Here’s everything you need to know about this sensitive issue.

Children, quite naturally, come in all different shapes and sizes. But if your child is classed as clinically overweight, it puts her at an increased risk of becoming obese in the future and makes it much more likely she may develop a host of serious diseases.

Heart disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, arthritis, stroke and several other serious diseases are all linked to obesity.

HOW CAN I STOP MY CHILD BECOMING OVERWEIGHT?

If you are concerned about your child’s weight there are two issues that need to be addressed. The first is exercise. According to research, today’s children eat fewer calories than their predecessors ...

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