Childhood obesity is a serious health problem caused due to an unhealthy lifestyle, which furtherleads to the risk of various chronic health problems.
Some of the main causes of childhood obesity are:
There are no visible symptoms of obesity in children apart from excess body weight. Moreover, not all children who carry extra pounds are regarded as obese or overweight. Some children have bigger body proportions and normally bear different proportions of body fat.
Obese children have a high risk of developing health related problems in the future like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol that may increase the risk of heart disease, asthma, joint pains and sleep disorders.