Childhood Obesity is a Deadly Threat to Adulthood

Childhood obesity is a deadly threat to adulthood; youth fatness brings heavy heart disease burdens in later life.Research has shown that there is a solid relationship between youth corpulence and insulin resistance; a marker of early diabetes in young adults. Apparently something must be done to improve awareness of what overweight and obesity are, and their implications for health. Overweight and corpulence in childhood have been shown to have serious long-term health consequences.Analysis has shown that stoutness and fatness in early days has an impact on adult health regardless of adult body mass index BMI. The stats for severe health risk are astounding, carrying great risk for untimely death, thus influencing the short and long term prospect for severe health problems such as Cancers (endometrial, breast, and colon) Coronary Heart Disease, Type II Diabetes, plus many other crucial health risks. When youth carry these health conditions into adulthood, it is much harder as an adult for your body to fight these unhealthy diseases. It is determined that more than 75-80% of overweight youth will remain overweight into adulthood.Studies has also revealed that as weight increase to reach the levels referred to as “overweight” and “obesity,” so does the risk increase for Hypertension (high blood pressure), Stroke, Dyslipidemia, Liver and Gallbladder disease, Sleep Apnea and Respiratory problems. Childhood obesity is a threat to adulthood because of these health conditions mentioned in this article.Parents who have children that are obese need to understand the seriousness of helping their child become fit and healthy while they are young. As the caregiver you have intellectual influence on your child by advocating certain values and attitudes, by rewarding or emphasizing specific behaviors, and by serving as role models. Parents are the policy makers for the home. They make everyday decisions on exercise-related activities; the parents regulate the setting for foods eaten in the home. The guardian definitely plays a role in helping to prevent youth fatness. It is much harder to loose weight as a grown-up, than it is while you are young.

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