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Why is childhood obesity considered to be a growing health problem?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: We're just now

noticing it.
Seriously, it's probably gotten as bad as it's ever possible to get. Recent years the incidence has leveled off in the US (but not worldwide). bad eating habits develop in childhood as does the pattern of what is comfort food. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/1708440999?token=378a5145

In brief: We're just now

noticing it.
Seriously, it's probably gotten as bad as it's ever possible to get. Recent years the incidence has leveled off in the US (but not worldwide). bad eating habits develop in childhood as does the pattern of what is comfort food. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/1708440999?token=378a5145
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Dr. Matt Wachsman
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