Some people think the government is responsible for the rise in obesity in children, while others think it is the fault of the parents. Discuss both sides and give your opinion.

Rise
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The rise
in obesity is a chronic problem plaguing people of all ages
today but
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today, but
the worst affected are the children.
Unthinkable it
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Unthinkable, it
may be, but it’s a reality that children under 10 are experiencing
same levels
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the same levels
of obesity as that of the people above 35 as per “National Health Census Bureau”. Leading theories for
this
issue blame two main parties, the government and the parents. In my opinion, both contribute significantly for
this
pediatric
of or relating to the medical care of children
paediatric
overweight. On the one hand, some believe governments
were
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are
lackadaisical in their approach towards
this
growing menace in the
first
place. It is said that they were irresponsible in the publicity of
nutritional value
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the nutritional value
of
food
and its impact on the health of the children. Public health department delayed the “Labelling of packed foods” bill by a decade due to the lobbying of vested interests.
This
led to the higher consumption of salt and sugars, which are major culprits for weight gain, they believe.
On the other hand
, some opine that the parents failed their kids. Due to social pressures, children were taken to fancy fast
food
restaurants from an early age, creating an addiction for high-calorie foods. It is widely believed that,
this
, coupled with
lack
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the lack
a lack
of spending
control led
restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds
controlled
to high consumption of fatty foods by the kids. While
this
is a major concern, a bigger concern is the example elders are setting. Pupils imitate the elders in all aspects. If grown ups in the home are consuming cholesterol filled foods as a habit, children would see no harm in eating them.
Finally
, in my opinion, both factors are justly blamed. Governments are responsible for inspections of
food
quality & measures and the job is not done properly. While they conduct raids regularly, an anti-tobacco level campaign is required to battle
this
curse.
In addition
to
this
, parents are
also
responsbile
worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable
responsible
for their habit of splurging on junk
food
which should subside significantly for
this
condition to vanish.
Submitted by sriharshakolluru2007 on

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