Obesity has grasped billions of lives worldwide, adults and non-adults alike. Unlike many medical conditions which can be managed or treated with a pill or a vaccine, obesity requires one to change their behaviour for its prevention or treatment. Behavioural change encompasses access to affordable, nutritious foods and opportunities for physical activity.
Obesity can be prevented by lifestyle modifications that aim at maintaining a healthy body weight, eating a well-balanced diet and exercising regularly.
Adolescents become overweight or obese due to the lack of physical activity accompanied by poor eating habits. To prevent obesity during the developing years, parents must do the following:
Obesity is a serious medical problem that adults and youngsters must be guided against so they can ward off all the possible complications of it in the future.
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