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Childhood obesity Complications - Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic

Childhood obesity Complications - Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic | The obesity childhood | Scoop.it
Childhood obesity — Comprehensive overview covers screening, complications, treatment and prevention.
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Part two important: Social and emotional complications

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The Social Effects of Obesity in Children | LIVESTRONG.COM

The Social Effects of Obesity in Children | LIVESTRONG.COM | The obesity childhood | Scoop.it
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 2008 as many as 19.8 percent of adolescents younger than 19 were considered obese. Many theories exist about why rates of obesity have increased so dramatically in the last 20 years, but regardless of whatever combination of factors contribute to the problem, the resulting effects...
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Obesity in children - causes - Better Health Channel

Obesity in children - causes - Better Health Channel | The obesity childhood | Scoop.it
More children are becoming overweight and obese. Causes of obesity in children include unhealthy food choices, lack of physical activity and family eating habits.
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This article was written by State Government of Victoria in 2014

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Obesity Puts Young Kids at Risk of Social Isolation

Obesity Puts Young Kids at Risk of Social Isolation | The obesity childhood | Scoop.it
Obesity increases the risk that young children will become socially isolated by their grade-school years, a new study shows.
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Obese kids more likely to be bullies and victims

Obese kids more likely to be bullies and victims | The obesity childhood | Scoop.it
Overweight adolescents are more likely than normal-weight children to be victims of bullying, or bullies themselves, a study found, bolstering evidence that being fat endangers emotional as well as physical health.
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Psychological Effects of Childhood Obesity - How Childhood Obesity Affects Tweens

Psychological Effects of Childhood Obesity - How Childhood Obesity Affects Tweens | The obesity childhood | Scoop.it
Childhood obesity can have a number of psychological effects, including higher rates of depression and lower self-esteem. Childhood obesity may be particularly problematic during the tween years.
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The Emotional Toll of Obesity

The Emotional Toll of Obesity | The obesity childhood | Scoop.it
Not only are there health costs associated with childhood obesity, but your child’s weight problem is also intimately entangled in his emotional world.
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This article was written by American Academy of Pediatrics in 2014

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Does obesity affect school performance?

Does obesity affect school performance? | The obesity childhood | Scoop.it
Obesity may harm young people's long-term college and career prospects as well as their health.
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This article was written by Amanda Gadner, June 14, 2012

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