childhood obesity

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childhood obesity

Overweight in a child, which is defined as an average BMI of = 85% for age and sex; = 95% for age and sex is very obese.

childhood obesity

Public health Overweight in a child, an average BMI of ≥ 85% for age and sex; ≥ 95% for age and sex is very obese. See Body-mass index, Obesity. Cf Adult obesity.
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I'll concede fat kids tend to have fat parents but that is because they're all eating too much stodge, and exercise means looking for the remote down the back of the sofa.
Leaving no clich unturned, sex mad UK students frolic with fat kids at a US summer camp.
Our PE teacher, Mr Stott, simply stood by the school gates and hit smokers and fat kids who failed to give their all during cross country with a knotted towel.
SO FAT kids have been banned from riding donkeys on Blackpool beach
I wanted to do it so badly that I actually made a fake application that said, "In high school I was voted Most Likely to Have Fat Kids Someday because I was such a good cook.
We've never had more fat kids in America than we do today.
Going on the attack, Kaye challenges, "All we ever hear is the same endless parade of experts telling our fat kids to turn off the TV, stop eating fast food and exercise.
Fat kids are more likely to suffer from heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and arthrities.
Ireland is fifth in the eurozone for fat kids but no funds are available for hospitals to stem the problem.
Fat kids, unemployment, poverty, knife crime, Hell, I bet they've even been blamed for starting the Iraq War.
AN obesity czar is being paid pounds 45,000 per year by a Midland council to tackle the weighty problem of fat kids.