Childhood Obesity Epidemic Analysis

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Increasing childhood obesity rate is the major epidemic issue of current era. According to current statistics, percentage of children age 2-5 years and percentage of children Age 6-11 being obese are 17.7% and 8.4% respectively. According to CDC report, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. Also, there are many evidences that support overweight tracking from childhood to adulthood. Therefore it is important to deal with epidemic of childhood obesity to promote healthy life style to population and healthy growth of the nation. Childhood obesity is detrimental to physical and mental health of an individual. It is linked to many health conditions include orthopedic problems, cardiovascular

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