Weight Loss for Kids
What Is the Leading Cause of Child Obesity?
Did you know that child obesity in America has increased from 7% in 1980 to 18% in 2012? It’s good to keep in mind what you are feeding your child nowadays. Encourage your children to join an activity at school, or at least integrate physical activity into their lives. Poor diet and lack of exercise are the leading causes of obesity, which is why it’s important to maintain a healthy diet while staying active. Obesity from a young age do not only affect the health, but keep them from becoming fully focused in their studies. For instance, a child who is not well-fed with foods that contain the recommended nutrients and vitamins but instead, with processed foods and sugary drinks, then they have a higher chance to become ill and miss school. If you’re a parent, it’s extremely important to set a good example by adding healthy foods to your diet and staying physically active.
A Healthier, and Longer Life
At Kitsune, we are able to help you devised a weight loss plan that is just for you! You and your child can benefit tremendously from our medical Weight Loss for Kids and Adults program. Did you know that there are approximately 35 million Americans age 65 or older? According to the National Institute of Aging, this number is expected to double in the next 25 years! Wouldn’t you love to live healthy if you’re going to live very long? Ensure your child will live a longer and healthier life by eliminating unwanted health problems through our Weight Loss for Kids program.
Signs of child obesity rising
There are many signs you may not notice that will lead your child to the road of obesity. It’s important to keep in mind and be aware of what your child eats and does not eat. If your child doesn’t like a certain healthy food you give them, try going for other healthy foods. It’s necessary that children are taught about the dangers of eating a large amount foods in high carbohydrates because it will lead to obesity. The following are signs that your child might be on the road of obesity:
- They drink too many sugary drinks
- They don’t drink enough water
- They eat large amounts of carbohydrates
- They don’t get at least an hour of physical activity per day
- They get tired very easily
- They don’t get the proper nutrients from fruits and vegetables
Weight Loss for Kids is a very effective program for children who are obese, or want to learn to manage their weight in order to prevent obesity for a healthier and longer life. Call today at (305) 595-1300 or click here to make an appointment.