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Obesity Risk factors - Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic

Obesity Risk factors - Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic | the dangers of obesity | Scoop.it
Obesity — Comprehensive overview covers causes, treatment and prevention of this serious health risk.
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IJBNPA | Full text | Associations between sports participation, adiposity and obesity-related health behaviors in Australian adolescents

IJBNPA | Full text | Associations between sports participation, adiposity and obesity-related health behaviors in Australian adolescents | the dangers of obesity | Scoop.it
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between organized sports participation, weight status, physical activity, screen time, and important food habits in a large nationally representative sample of Australian adolescents.
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What are the health risks of obesity?

What are the health risks of obesity? | the dangers of obesity | Scoop.it
Obesity is a term used to describe somebody who is very overweight with a high degree of body fat. The condition is increasing in UK adults and children and causes a wide range of health problems.
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Archives of Public Health | Full text | Prevalence and determinants of obesity among primary school children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Archives of Public Health | Full text | Prevalence and determinants of obesity among primary school children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | the dangers of obesity | Scoop.it
Childhood obesity has increased dramatically and has become a public health concern worldwide. Childhood obesity is likely to persist through adulthood and may lead to early onset of NCDs. However, there is paucity of data on obesity among primary school children in Tanzania. This study assessed the prevalence and determinants of obesity among primary school children in Dar es Salaam.
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Incidence of childhood obesity in the United St... [N Engl J Med. 2014] - PubMed - NCBI

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Childhood obesity is at epidemic levels and needs better intervention - EmaxHealth

Childhood obesity is at epidemic levels and needs better intervention - EmaxHealth | the dangers of obesity | Scoop.it
Childhood obesity is at epidemic levels and needs more aggressive intervention. It appears the consumption of too much junk food coupled with sedentary lifestyles is largely to blame for this problem. Kids are targeted for mass marketing campaigns by companies that sell unhealthy high fat, high calorie foods, which is making this problem worse. Clearly, more aggressive measures are needed to deal with the problem of childhood obesity.
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