Childhood Obesity Facts & Statistics Article- King’s College Child Obesity Study

Suite 101 has published an article, by Bernard P. Nelson, titled “King’s College Childhood Obesity Facts Study.” The article provides information about how to determine if your child is obese, and if the number of meals is related to obesity.
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Feb. 27, 2009 - PRLog -- Research on Obesity

Nelson’s article explains, in layman terms, the extensive research by King’s College to determine if eating breakfast and number of daily meals is related to childhood obesity and morbid obesity. Over 4,000 health records of children were analyzed, and the parents interviewed as to the child’s eating habits.

Childhood Obesity Statistics

The King’s College study answers the question whether or not research can prove that breakfast and number of daily meals eaten by children is related to child obesity. The article provides information about the average maximum number of meals a child should eat daily to try and prevent obesity.

Definition of Obesity

The formula is given, in Nelson’s article and in layman terms, about how parents can determine if their child is considered to be obese. The formula compares the child’s height with the child’s weight.

Causes of Obesity

The King’s college study was to determine the causes of children becoming obese based on breakfast and number of daily meals eaten. The article ties in advice from The Obesity Task Force in order to halt the obesity epidemic.

Read the Article:
http://balancing-meals.suite101.com/article.cfm/kings_col...

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