Childhood obesity is a serious problem that is on the rise these days and there are enough reasons which contribute to the growing numbers. The prime one is sedentary lifestyles. Children don’t play outdoor games these days. There aren’t many facilities for playing games like basketball, football, cricket, etc. Moreover, they have options aplenty at home like watching TV, playing video games, mobile and computer games.
- Nirmalya Dutta
November 14, 2013 at 01:27pm
While the nation celebrates Children’s Day, it would be important to take stock of the condition most of our children live in.
- Editorial Team
November 13, 2013 at 10:58pm
A junk food culture, busy parents and a sedentary lifestyle has created a dangerous cocktail leading to childhood obesity.
- Editorial Team
October 26, 2013 at 01:07pm
On the occasion of World Obesity Day, we give you tips on diet, weight loss, etc to beat obesity.
- Dr. Anjana Thadhani
October 26, 2013 at 10:25am
Dr Anjana Thadani tells us more about the rising cases of obesity in children and what can be done to rectify the situation.
- Editorial Team
October 25, 2013 at 08:52pm
Obesity is a serious problem that needs to be addressed. Unfortunately, many people harbour misconceptions about losing weight.
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- Kriti Saraswat
July 25, 2013 at 10:28am
The recent news about an 11-year-old obese girl undergoing bariatric surgery has put the issue of children’s health and childhood obesity under
- Dr Mukesh Batra
March 15, 2012 at 07:15am
Obesity in children is increasingly becoming a serious medical problem today owing to the changing lifestyle and eating patterns persistent in the
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