every third delhi student is obese: a research

every third delhi student is obese: a research

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India is on the verge of becoming another United States as junk food restaurants and super stores are colonizing most of the major cities in the country taking kids away from home-cooked, healthy foods. Scientist have proved that junk foods (Fast Foods) have such ingredients and fats which just like alcohol or drugs have power to transform eaters into junk food addicts.Michelle Obama is quite alarmed about the growing obese population in the US and is busy in convincing all kids to eat fruits and vegetables of fast foods. These fast food chains like McDonald’s are making But Indian government is silent.It revealed several disturbing facts and trends about India, especially major cities. According to it, obesity in private schools has gone up from 11.6% to 17% in the last 3 years. Every 3rd child in Delhi’s private schools is obese or overweight. The condition invites several life-threatening diseases like diabetes, heart problems and makes kids prone to depression and sluggishness. They look ugly and cannot run or perform daily tasks efficiently.Excessive TV/internet/video game use and eating fast food and doing no exercise are the main reasons. Delhi has the highest number of obese kids. Parents, schools and the government need to do something to halt the ugly trend.
19-Mar-2015 09:37:22 IST

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