Child and teen obesity soars 10-fold worldwide in 40 years, WHO findsUploader: Kazijind 2 years ago Subscribe 3
Health problems for obese children. In Canada, obesity appears to significantly increase through childhood and adolescence. Excess weight is a key risk factor for chronic disease, and the systematic collection, analysis and reporting of key trends are important to surveillance of overweight and obesity. Trends in excess weight over the past decade do not differ significantly between age groups Table 1.