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Weight Loss Kids : Mayo Clinic Minute: How to help overweight kids get healthier

Weight Loss Kids Video

Weight Loss Kids

Mayo Clinic Minute: How to help overweight kids get healthier

Mayo Clinic Minute: How to help overweight kids get healthier

Childhood obesity affects more than 12.7 million U.S. children and adolescents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Many factors can contribute to weight issues during childhood, including:

Diet
Lack of exercise
Family factors
Psychological issues
Socioeconomic conditions
One of the best strategies for reducing childhood obesity is to improve the eating and exercise habits of your entire family.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, pediatric psychologist Dr. Bridget Biggs offers ideas for promoting healthy living at your house. Jeff Olsen reports.

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13 Comments

  1. I’m in 5th grade, and I’m 58kg. I consider myself fat for some reason just because of my legs, but when we started learning puberty. I feel like its normal for me to have a bit of weight on my legs as I am a girl.

  2. I'm upset with how I look because my doctor says that my height needs to match up with my weight but I cant because I weigh 75-78-76 pounds and my height is a 4'6 (I'm 9) and I try go exercise and try to weigh 54 pounds but I cant I'll still be FAT

  3. I’m on summer vacation going into 6th grade, and last time I checked back in January I was 120 pounds. :c

  4. I'm 12 and i weigh almost 160 pounds 🙁
    I exercise everyday but I can't lose weight xd

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