In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of obesity among children around the world.
is mainly because of the lack of active sports, and unhealthy food served at schools. There are a number of measures to be taken in order to tackle
with, nowadays children have more sedative lifestyles than in the past. They tend to spend their leisure time in front of computers and play games for long hours without actively moving.
, it was very common for children to play football with their peers after school hours a decade ago.
, today most of them are rushing their homes to enjoy their pastime playing console games. One effective solution to
is educating families and teachers to persuade children to attend sports clubs or do frequent exercises after school. By doing
, children will have a faster metabolism,
burn more calories.
Another reason for
is the unhealthy food served
school canteens. Preparing meals in large quantities every day lowers down the consideration to make them nutritious.
, in the
% of schools offer their
meals with high saturated fat and cholesterol contents
as hamburgers and fizzy drinks. One major method of dealing with
by governments to restrict harmful, processed food at schools and check them at regular intervals.
As a result
, children will consume healthier meals with lots of vitamins
as vegetables and fruits during lunch hours.
In conclusion, having conscious parents and teachers, and implemented rules with close observation at schools are effective in dealing with the issue. If
works well, the number of overweight children would soon drop.