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Obesity

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Obesity

  1. 1. Childhood obesity<br />[Generation XXXL]<br />Submitted to <br />Dr. S. M. MOSTOFA KAMAL KHAN<br />Submitted by <br />Group 3<br />S M AhnafAbid ID- 082 253 042 (Sec-10)<br />MD. RiyazHossain ID-092 0175 030 (Sec-10)<br />S. M. Al-Hosainey ID-092 0036 030 (Sec-14)<br />MD. KamrulHasanID-092 0278 030 (Sec-10)<br />
  2. 2. What is Obesity?<br />Obesity is an excess accumulation of body fat at least 20% over average weight for age, sex, and height.<br />According to World Health Organization<br />Obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health.<br />WHO break down obesity into following categories:<br />Any BMI ≥ 35 or 40 is severe obesity<br />A BMI of ≥ 35 or 40–44.9 or 49.9 is morbid obesity<br />A BMI of ≥ 45 or 50 is super obese.<br />
  3. 3. Childhood Obesity<br />Quick Facts about Obesity:<br />Rates of childhood obesity have increased greatly between 1980 and 2010. Currently 10% of children worldwide are either overweight or obese<br />Overweight children have an increased risk of being overweight as adults.<br />Genetics, behavior, and family environment play a role in childhood overweight.<br />Childhood overweight increases the risk for certain medical and psychological conditions.<br />Encourage overweight children to be active, decrease screen time, and develop healthful eating habits.<br />
  4. 4. Childhood obesity<br />Childhood obesity<br />Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child's health or wellbeing.<br />
  5. 5. Childhood obesity<br />Weight categories are determined based on these percentiles and are defined as:<br />Underweight < 5th percentile<br />Normal 5th to < 85th percentile<br />At risk of overweight 85th to <95th percentile<br />Overweight 95th percentile and above<br />
  6. 6. Childhood Obesity<br />Causes for Childhood obesity<br />Genetics<br />Metabolic factors<br />Sedentary lifestyle <br />Infectious agents <br />Physical Inactivity<br />High-fat / High-Calorie Diet<br />Social and Cultural effects<br />
  7. 7. Consequences of Childhood Obesity<br />
  8. 8. Consequences of Childhood Obesity<br />Psychosocial Risks<br />Cardiovascular Disease Risks<br />Additional Health Risks<br />
  9. 9. Prevention <br />
  10. 10. Conclusion<br />In conclusion, while childhood obesity is alarming, it is preventable and treatable. If you are concerned about your child’s weight, speak to your pediatrician and ask him/her to track your child’s BMI (body mass index).<br />
  11. 11. Control<br />Thank You!<br />

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