A big deal

Hamilton, Julie
February 2007
Australian Parents;Feb/Mar2007, p66
The article offers a look at the prevalence of obesity in children in Australia. Childhood obesity is becoming a national health epidemic in the country. Overweight children tend to become overweight adults, which also makes them at greater risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and arthritis. The reasons for the prevalence of obese children are explored. Ways to prevent kids from getting fat are highlighted.


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