Mothers nagging kids to bed early is a common scenario. There are more significant reasons to it than to merely get rid of them and be relieved from babysitting. While the most popular benefit of sleep is to help kids grow taller and healthier, researchers have discovered that every additional hour per night a third-grader spends sleeping reduces the child's chances of being overweight in sixth grade by 40 percent.
Misbehaviour is bad but there is always a step worse isn’t there? Bland food is bad but again there is always a taste worse? So why should obesity be any different. There is obesity and then there is morbid obesity. Obesity is classed when you have a BMI (Body mass index) of 30, when you have a BMI of 40 then you are classed as an urgent morbidity risk; morbid obesity!
As per one report nearly 14 percent of British youngsters are clinically obese. The cost of Obesity to the NHS is about £ 1 billion a year. An estimated 20,000 obese youngsters will have type 2 diabetes as per another report.
There has been an overall increase in the number of people who have been diagnosed with being overweight and obese. These two weight problems are generally the result of a person's inability to use or expend energy that is gained through food consumption. Specifically, the number of calories consumed by a person is not used up and are stored in the body as fat.