Obesity in Children Topic Guide
Childhood Obesity: Obesity means an excess amount of body fat. No general agreement exists on the definition of obesity in children as it does adults. Some define pediatric obesity as body weight at least 20% higher than the healthy weight range for a child or adolescent of that height, or as a body fat percentage above 25% in boys or above 32% in girls.
Childhood Obesity FAQs The obesity epidemic in American children and adolescents poses serious health risks. Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about childhood obesity.
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