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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This isn't about "fat kids" this is about accepting that children come in different shapes and sizes too!
Food for thought EMILY Thornberry, the Shadow Foreign Secretary, thinks poor fat kids should be taught how to grow and eat carrots to beat obesity.
She said educating mums and dads on the benefits of exercise is crucial to tackling the rise in fat kids she has seen in the past decade.
Very rarely did you see fat kids. Kids should be burning calories like no tomorrow, running, jumping, climbing, growing and playing.
LOCAL authorities and medical professionals want us to care about fat kids.
Neatly, the report sidestepped any requirement for government intervention or funding to tackle this urgent problem, bfor F with fo but it did recommend creating a Minister for Fat Kids - that's if they can find one with a healthy BMI - slimming classes for overweight pregnant women, and family liaison workers in schools to "re-educate" parents.
Glen Davies HE was happy to get off Barry beach, having fat kids sat on him all day.
Take out the fat kids, the ones with two left feet and kids who don't like football and it doesn't leave many eligible for San Marino Under-21s.
I was that fat kid. I realised very early on that one of two things happens to fat kids.
To quote a guy I work with: "It's like 'Dawson's Creek' with fat kids," and it's one of his favorite shows.
she'll cook bacon all day long', to this wicked motto over family photos on a car salesman's desk: 'Fat kids, customer hates you; fat wife, customer pays you'.
"Mini-ramps are where the fat kids shine."--Rick Sanders