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