This hurdle is surging at an alarming rate and robust strategies are required to be taken as early as possible.Parents should understand their duties of providing better ontogeny to their kids by improving their dietary habits.They should encourage children to prefer home made food rather than the outside.
To reduce obesity excess usage of technological gadgets should be limited to make children conscious about their health by playing outdoor,they will attain physical and mental growth by eradicating the menace of overweight.
Schools and colleges ought to put restriction on sale of junk food,which contains more amount of cholesterol and effects on health.It leads to attack by not only making children morbidly obese but also by many other health hazards such as cardiovascular issues and sleep apnea.
Besides this,a recent survey published by WHO indicated that 8% of annual mortality rate among teens is sole cause of obesity.Childhood obesity predisposes to insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, liver and renal disease, and reproductive dysfunction. This condition also increases the risk of adult-onset obesity.
Most upsetting is that this menace leads to life-threatening conditions including diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, sleep problems, cancer, and other disorders.Some of the other disorders would include liver disease, early puberty.
Nonethless, no problem is insurmountable.It can also be cured by taking some stringent steps. firstly,schools can play a large role in preventing childhood obesity by providing a safe and supporting environment with policies and practices that support healthy behaviors. Secondly,at home, parents can help prevent their children from becoming overweight by changing the way the family eats and exercises together. The best way children learn is by example, so parents should lead by example by living a healthy lifestyle with improved habits.
Many children fail to exercise because they are spending time doing immobile activities such as computer usage, playing video games or watching television. Technology has a large factor on the children’s activeness. Researchers provided a technology questionnaire to 4,561 children, ages 14, 16, and 18. They prefer more to watch TV and play indoor.These habits need to overcome with coalition of
parents,schools and society equally.
Evidently,there are no medications currently approved for the treatment of obesity in children.,but it can be uprooted if everyone will be more focused towards health of children by nurturing them into a healthy family environment of lot of care and adequacy for their vivacious future free of physiological and psychological illnesses that take birth owing to obesity.