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Childhood Obesity

Who is at risk ?

If you are gaining weight it does not always mean that you are becoming obese. Children and young adults need nutrients in order to grow, so they gain weight as time goes on. However, if you consume more than you need and begin putting on extra weight you may be on the road to obesity - combined with all kinds of health problems.

Here are some signs that tell you if you are at risk:

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Regular exercise helps to control your weight
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