Obesity in Children
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This paper examines issues associated with obesity in children, including its causes and possible prevention. The author suggests that several factors lead to childhood obesity, including a sedentary lifestyle and poor dietary management. Additionally, the paper discusses the dangers of obesity, especially as they relate to adulthood and the conditions obesity may contribute to. The paper concludes with recommendations for avoiding or overcoming childhood obesity.
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