Weight loss is acute not only for modern adults, but also to their children. Sedentary lifestyle, fast food, snacks without interrupting gadgets. And yet — the construction of almost a cult of the art of cooking with her Royal Highness FOOD, which a lot of gear on every television channel. And now, instead of walk, to play, to communicate with people (and children!) sitting, watching… and eating.
As parents to understand whether a child is overweight?
If an adult basic measure of excess weight is the body mass index (BMI) in children this method is not used, since the notion of the norm for them more flexible. In childhood and adolescence using the so-called “centile tables” or graphics (easy to find on the Internet) that allow parents to determine the deviation of weight, height and accordingly the body mass index of the child’s specific age and gender. The further parameters of the child deviates from the average, the more pronounced pathology.
At what age the child’s parents should pay special attention to his weight?
In the process of development of the baby fat in his body accumulates unevenly. He actively formed during the first 9 months of life, then comes the stabilization process, in 5-7 years Continue reading