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Learn about Childhood/Adolescent Obesity

Today, one in three children is affected by childhood obesity and 21% of adolescents age 12-19 are affected by obesity. As a society, we are continuously putting in efforts to combat childhood and adolescent obesity. Childhood and adolescent obesity not only has a physical impact, but a mental one as oftentimes children and adolescents affected by obesity are more likely to experience bullying and harassment by peers.

In this section, you will find an in-depth look at childhood and adolescent obesity, its causes, how to measure it and more.