Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a condition in which excess body fat will negatively affects a child's health or well-being. The methods of determination of body fat are directly difficult, the diagnosis of obesity is often based on BMI. The estimation of Body mass index or BMI is a simple and widely used technique for estimating body fat mass. Obesity for children is considered to be dangerous because many of the overweight children will become overweight during adolescent developing stage.