Doctors in UAE urged to parents to be vigilant about what they are feeding their children. Obesity among children became a major problem in the country and the doctors suggesting that change in lifestyle is the only solution to fight against it.
Many parents do not consider obesity as a problem for children and they believe that their children will lose weight once they grow up. Even the child loses their weight or not the side effects of obesity will stay throughout their life. Obesity can cause developing deadly diseases even from the childhood.
Cardiovascular diseases, high cholesterol, diabetes, skin problems, liver problems, joint problems and high blood pressure are the joint effects of obesity also they can cause a stroke. Doctors suggesting that if the parents do not consider obesity as a serious issue it will reflect very badly in the future.
According to the study, the prevalence of obesity in males is more compared to females in UAE. Before a change in the lifestyle of children, the parents need to change their own lifestyles first – because their children are copying what they do.