A teenage life is not an easy one to lead, as I can tell from my experience. If you are a normal teenager, you have the stress of studies, peer pressure, and all that. You have to keep up with the latest gadgets and gizmos, excel at studies, and bear the rules and restrictions of your parents as if you are still a baby. And if you are an over teenager, then all hell breaks loose. People not only laugh and joke about your fat belly behind your back, but also insult and taunt you openly. This … [Read more...] about Get Rid of Teenage Obesity
Not too long ago, America was looked upon as the country of 'obese population'. Today, this is no longer true. As western influences, particularly western lifestyle habits, continue to make headway into the rest of the world very swiftly, obesity is slowly becoming a worldwide problem. As waistlines continue to become wider and buttocks larger in size, we wonder whether obesity is soon going to turn into an epidemic worldwide. Fortunately, unlike several other harmful diseases, obesity is … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Teenage Obesity Harms Your Child.
Obesity has always been there, especially among people belonging to the upper middle class and of course, the rich people too. More often than not, obesity is the result of overeating and unhealthy eating. It is no wonder that obesity usually thrives in families which are financially well off; these families can afford to eat expensive junk foods and junk foods are what primarily make a person over. In recent times however, it is noticed that obesity is not just limited to adults. As more and … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Parents Can Prevent Teenage Obesity.
If you take a closer look at your obese neighbors, that is, if you have watched them grow from children into teenagers and finally adults, you would find that many of them didn't become obese adults overnight. Most probably they were eating junk and processed foods since their childhood. Those habits followed them when they grew into the puberty stage. Today, as adults, they would probably like to kick off their bad habits and lose weight, but since they have never followed healthy eating … [Read more...] about 2 Cool Ways to Overcome Teenage Obesity.
Want to know who is responsible behind teen obesity? It is our 'gizmo age'. Yep, we are so much focused on gadgets and gizmos that we are becoming lazier by the day. We have computers and robots to perform many of our manual chores. Sedentary Lifestyle to Blame for Teen Obesity Consequently, we are living a sedentary lifestyle and gaining as a result. Today, more children spend time watching video games and surfing the internet than even a decade ago. As we become more and more advanced … [Read more...] about Four Ways to Control Teen Obesity
While obesity has been there for decades, teenage obesity is more of a recent phenomenon. The trend of teenage obesity started since the 1990's with more and more teenagers giving preference to junk foods and video games over healthy eating and exercises. Today, the situation has reached the levels of an epidemic, with almost nine million teens, most of them under the age of 15, being obese. If we don't put a stop to this trend right now, the number of obese teens would increase by at least … [Read more...] about 3 Surefire Ways to Keep Your Teens Slim and Fit.
Teenage obesity is something we cannot ignore, for it is as much disastrous, perhaps even more disastrous, than adult obesity. For one, people who have been obese as teenagers are less likely to live a long life than those who live a healthy life as teens. For another, unlike adults who can control obesity with the help of diets, diet pills, and intense workouts, teenagers cannot do the same because of the following three reasons: a) The teenage period is the period of growth for a human … [Read more...] about Why Teen Obesity Happens
Teenage obesity is fast becoming a 'growing' menace (pun intended). One reason behind it is that it is very difficult to handle and control the lifestyle habits of teenagers. Teenagers always try to live life on their own terms since they believe that they are mature enough to take all important decisions of their lives. Still, there are a number of ways you can make sure that your teenage kid is always fit and slim. I hate stats and figures as much as you do. But if I want to portray … [Read more...] about Help Your Teen Kid Lose Weight With These 3 Easy Steps