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What causes childhood obesity?

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Dr. Khayriyyah Chandler
Family Medicine
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In brief: Poor food choices &

Food choices including empty calories like soda and juice.
Too much fast food. Poor access to super markets and fresh foods. And a serious decrease in physical activity and playtime. and much less commonly endocrine issues or secondary causes.

In brief: Poor food choices &

Food choices including empty calories like soda and juice.
Too much fast food. Poor access to super markets and fresh foods. And a serious decrease in physical activity and playtime. and much less commonly endocrine issues or secondary causes.
Dr. Khayriyyah Chandler
Dr. Khayriyyah Chandler
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diet, exercise

The biggest issues I see are: sugared beverages (juice is as bad as soda), fast food, lack of exercise and increased exposure to screen time (TV, movie, video, video games.
etc.). Encourage kids to drink lots of water, exercise regularly, and limit screen time to no more than 1-2 hours a day. Make fast food a rare occurrence. Cook & eat as a family. Model good behavior - kids learn from parents

In brief: Diet, exercise

The biggest issues I see are: sugared beverages (juice is as bad as soda), fast food, lack of exercise and increased exposure to screen time (TV, movie, video, video games.
etc.). Encourage kids to drink lots of water, exercise regularly, and limit screen time to no more than 1-2 hours a day. Make fast food a rare occurrence. Cook & eat as a family. Model good behavior - kids learn from parents
Dr. Adrienne Classen
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