Childhood Obesity (Mymodernhealth Faqs)

Childhood Obesity (Mymodernhealth Faqs)
by Rita Buckley / / / EPUB


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In the United States alone, approximately 12.5 million young people ages 2–19 are considered either obese or overweight. Rates around the world are also increasing at alarming levels. Using a question and answer format, practical examples, and numerous illustrations, this book explains childhood obesity concepts and related issues. It first offers easy-to-understand definitions of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for childhood obesity and then suggests diets and other means for maintaining a healthy weight. The book includes Internet links to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), videos, and other sites with important information and health tips. Features +Provides questions and answers about the medical definitions and descriptions of childhood obesity +Cites links to information at the CDC and other online sources for pharmaceutical companies, other sites with practical advice, diets, etc.

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