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eWellness: Childhood obesity increasing at an alarming rate around the world
Dr KK Aggarwal,  18 June 2019
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The prevalence of obesity among children is increasing at an alarming rate. Overweight four-year-old children have a doubled risk of high blood pressure by age six, raising the hazard of future heart attack and stroke. The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed childhood obesity as one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century.Obesity is a multifactorial disorder; unhealthy diet – eating foods high in fats, sugar and salt (junk food, p
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