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Obesity in Adolescents
Children who are inactive—spending time watching TV or sitting at a computer—are at higher risk for obesity, especially when their diet contains lots of high-calorie foods and beverages.
A Chubby Baby Is Not a Sign of Obesity
With childhood obesity on the rise, should parents worry about the weight of their babies?
Obesity in Children: How Parents Can Help
Most children become obese because of a poor diet, lack of physical activity, and other lifestyle issues. In rare cases, however, a child’s excess weight may be because of a specific illness.