Childhood Obesity Health Center
Overweight children are not gluttonous or lazy. Many studies have shown that obese children do not eat more calories than their peers. It seems unfair, but obese children often need less food and more activity than their peers. Understanding the causes of childhood obesity and the ways in which it can be treated will help you help your child feel better about themselves and their future health.
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