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Editorial - Journal of Food Science and Nutrition (2021) Volume 4, Issue 1

Nutrition and obesity among children.

Jane Darakjian*

Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Corresponding Author:
Jane Darakjian
Abu Dhabi University
United Arab Emirates
E-mail: [email protected]

Accepted date: January 20, 2021

Citation: Darakjian J. Nutrition and obesity among children. J Food Sci Nutr. 2021;4(1):5.

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A global Public Health Crisis announced that this is the most common chronic disease of childhood affecting more than 38% of children source. Whether there is a connection of children’s health Education and prioritizing systems for their development can correlate with modern life for their wellness and wellbeing. The association between Pediatric dietary sources and various diseases like Obesity, diabetes, thyroid and risk factors is a complex process! The focus based on the essential nutrients strategy for children’s at different types and levels [1]. The role of nutrients intakes square measure reportable to change genetic condition to diseases like fleshiness, with the expectation that this could offer a scientific basis for cancer hindrance through modification of diet.

Causes of obesity

Family history, psychological factors, and life style all play a task in childhood blubber. Children whose parents or different members of the family unit overweight or weighty unit a great deal of potential to imitate [2]. However the most reason for childhood fat could be a combination of feeding an excessive amount of and elbow grease deficient. Convenience foods, like frozen dinners, salty snacks, and canned pastas, also can contribute to unhealthy weight gain. Children become weighty as a result of their parents don’t acumen to determine on or prepare healthy foods. Different families may not be able to merely afford recent fruits, vegetables, and meats.

Health Risks

Children with obesity have a better risk of developing health issues than their peers who maintain a healthy weight. Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and asthma attack square measure among the foremost serious risks. Sort a pair of polygenic disorder could be a condition during which your body doesn’t metabolise glucose properly. Diabetes can leads to optical disease, nerve high cholesterol can raise the danger of future cardio vascular diseases in kids with obesity [3]. Children and teens with obesity may additionally suffer from sleep disorders. Children and teens with obesity may additionally suffer from sleep disorders, like excessive snoring and sleep disorder. Additional weight within the neck space will block their airways [4].


Kids are still growing and require lots of smart nutrition to make robust bodies which will last their whole lives, however they don’t would like empty calories found in food, soda and fatty foods. Poor nutrition will cause a spread of issues in youngsters, together with excessive weight gain and fleshiness. Childhood fleshiness will successively be a precursor to several health issues, from Type II diabetes to heart condition to non-alcoholic liver disease. It’s essential to supply your kid correct nutrition and facilitate him or her to establish smart uptake habits which will last a complete life.


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