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MAIBA DANIEL: Child obesity is alarming, let’s embrace healthy lifestyles

Overweight or obese children are significantly less active

In Summary

•This dormant lifestyle poses a range of health risks to the children as well as holds a great impact on their future lives.  

•Being overweight or obese is one of the four physiological risk factors that increases a person’s chance of developing a non-communicable disease.

From a recent study on childhood obesity, Kenya has recently been experiencing an increase in the population of overweight children.

Obesity is defined by age to body weight...

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