Childhood Obesity: Burn Away the Threat with Physical Activity

Physical activity is widely recognized as an important component in treating and preventing obesity in children. This is, of course, in addition to sensible eating habits and – where necessary – diet modifications. Even medication that addresses obesity should not be viewed as a weight reducing cure-all apart from physical activity. Continue reading “Childhood Obesity: Burn Away the Threat with Physical Activity”

Reccomendations For Helping Your Child Fight Obesity

Treating childhood obesity successfully is primarily accomplished through physical activity, diet and behavioral changes. The goal of this treatment is not necessarily direct weight reduction but rather slowing down weight gain during overall childhood development until an ideal weight is achieved. Multiple studies have demonstrated that employing merely one of these three methods is insufficient by itself while the strategic use of all three is most effective in sustained weight loss and health. Continue reading “Reccomendations For Helping Your Child Fight Obesity”