Archive for March, 2008

Your Child’s Health And His Weight

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Health is something that is built, over time. While you are healthy, the things that you do can cause your body to break down that health level to the point where you can become very ill. One way that this happens is through your weight. In children, the latest reports estimate that many (up to 50 percent) of children are overweight. That is a staggering number and a very problematic situation for all involved. The fact is that it is necessary to have a healthy diet and exercise to promote good weight and without this, problems for all of your health aspects are evident.

For example, a child that is overweight is likely to be overweight as an adult, which can lead to problems like heart disease, cancers and even early death. Children themselves can end up suffering from conditions like diabetes, which in itself can cause problems with life span and quality of life. Nutrition is necessary for a strong body and a strong mind. ADHD is a condition that can be brought on by a poor diet, too. As you can see, many things play a significant role in the health and well being of your child’s health, especially in his or her weight.