Childhood Obesity The Thin Opportunity

"Obesity is a heterogeneous disorder with multifactorial causes Obesity is a public health problem and a risk factor for several chronic diseases Global epidemic ,Not driven by changing gene pool, Sedentary lifestyle, Too much in , Too little out ,More than 1 in 4 preschoolers are overweight or obese. Understanding the role of environmental factors to develop obesity may help in control & prevention? Healthy eating combined with increased physical activity is the answer Early intervention in infant diet may help to prevent obesity No miracle “cures”, No “revolutionary” diets, No pills & No magic "

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