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Childhood obesity - what is single most common cause?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: POOR EATING HABITS

And lack of exercise.

In brief: POOR EATING HABITS

And lack of exercise.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Excessive food

Calories in >calories out.
Kids are exposed to sugary beverages, sugary cereals and many other processed foods of limited nutritional value. At the same time, portion sizes have grown and children are spending less time outdoors engaged in physical activity. The combination is a killer and children today will have a shorter lifespan than their parents.

In brief: Excessive food

Calories in >calories out.
Kids are exposed to sugary beverages, sugary cereals and many other processed foods of limited nutritional value. At the same time, portion sizes have grown and children are spending less time outdoors engaged in physical activity. The combination is a killer and children today will have a shorter lifespan than their parents.
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Dr. Mabria Loqman
Bariatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Eating junk food

1. unhealthy food 2.
inadequate physical activity 3. frequent snaking on sugary/fatty foods 4. environmental factors such as school lunches, daycare 5. gentics: this is a relatively rare cause of childhood obesity

In brief: Eating junk food

1. unhealthy food 2.
inadequate physical activity 3. frequent snaking on sugary/fatty foods 4. environmental factors such as school lunches, daycare 5. gentics: this is a relatively rare cause of childhood obesity
Dr. Mabria Loqman
Dr. Mabria Loqman
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