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How common is child obesity?

Child obesity is a serious medical problem. It has reached epidemic levels in developed as well as in developing nations. Obese children are above...

What are the primary causes of obesity?

Primary causes of obesity include unhealthy food choices, lack of physical activity, genetics or other medical conditions. Unhealthy food choices that lead to obesity could...

What is the difference between overweight and obese?

Overweight and obese are two different classification used to denote the body fat of person (also known as BMI). Body mass index (BMI) is a...

What are the five common diseases caused due to obesity?

Obesity can result into high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, joint problems including osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and respiratory problems, cancer, metabolic syndrome and psychological...

How can obesity be prevented?

Majority of the times, obesity can be prevented easily by altering lifestyle and food habits. A healthy diet, a regular exercise regime helps keeping...
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