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Editorial - Journal of Food Science and Nutrition (2021) Volume 4, Issue 8

Pediatric obesity and nutrition

Childhood obesity could be a complicated health issue. It happens once a toddler is well on top of the traditional or healthy weight for his or her age and height. The causes of excess weight gain in adolescent’s area unit like those in adults, together with behavior and biology. Obesity is additionally influenced by a person’s community because it will have an effect on the flexibility to form healthy decisions. Kids United Nations agency have a body mass index (BMI) at an equivalent level or beyond ninety five p.c of their peers area unit thoughtabout to be fat. BMI could be a tool won’t to verify your “weight standing.” BMI is calculated victimisation your height and weight. Your BMI grade (where you’re BMI worth falls in reference to different people) is then determined victimization your gender and age. One in every of the foremost necessary factors in childhood obesity is nutrition. There area unit loads of things that additionally result nutrition standing and behaviors of youngsters. Factors like the historical method of food consumption, changes in accessible foods, inability to manage energy intake, biological process behaviors of the family, food sorts that unbroken reception, maternal biological process standing throughout physiological condition and breastfeeding area unit all closely associated with obesity in kids.

Author(s): Shafiqul Islam Khan

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