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What is the reason there is an increasing number of obesity in children today?

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In brief: Many reasons

As adult obesity has increased, so has childhood obesity.
This is essentially a trickle down effect, meaning we learn from our parents bad eating habits. Kids eat more fast food and have more sedentary activities such as video games. Also less expensive to feed a large family with fast food so there is also a financial component. Convience also plays a role with our fast paced lifestyles.

In brief: Many reasons

As adult obesity has increased, so has childhood obesity.
This is essentially a trickle down effect, meaning we learn from our parents bad eating habits. Kids eat more fast food and have more sedentary activities such as video games. Also less expensive to feed a large family with fast food so there is also a financial component. Convience also plays a role with our fast paced lifestyles.
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