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About 60% of young people with obesity have at least one risk factor for heart disease

About 60% of young people with obesity have at least one risk factor for heart disease

was that heart disease has also hit overweight people every time early. The data were collected by experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States. The finding was made from the follow-up of 3,383 young people between the ages of 12 and 19 from 1999> to 2008. researchers observed whether participants would develop prehypertension, hypertension, cholesterol, and other risk factors for heart disease. Although the incidence of these problems has not changed, the prevalence of pre-diabetes and diabetes was 9 % to 23% at the end of the study. Another evidence was the fact that half of overweight adolescents and 60% of those with obesity have one or more risk factors for heart disease. The researchers' guess is that obesity and risk of heart disease may be related to young people's poor eating habits: an unbalanced diet, the lack of a healthy routine that includes regular practice of exercises, among others. They warn that the role of parents in food education and in the cultivation of good habits is critical to a child's good development. Adopt these habits to predict children's obesity According to nutritionist Roberta Stella, head of Team Diet and Health, it is the role of parents to offer a balanced diet to their children. "From an early age, children should adopt healthy habits, learning to eat well even outside the home," he explains. Here are some steps to help your child eat a more balanced diet, reducing the chances of developing obesity. 1.

You need to eat five or six meals a day (breakfast, morning snack, lunch , afternoon snack, dinner and supper), at appropriate places and at predetermined times;

2.

Delicacies should not be forbidden, but should be offered in controlled portions, eg a packet of three filled biscuits .

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Avoid excessive consumption of snack foods, fried foods, soft drinks, sweets, and sweets in general, limiting their use to once a week.

4. Always have at home vegetables, vegetables, salad, fruit, yogurts, breakfast cereals and natural juices;

5. Help your child's grueling meals to become your child's routine , thus reducing the volume of food eaten in main meals;

6. Encourage the use of raw salads. To make it more attractive add additives like kani kama, tuna or lean cheeses.

7. Start using more whole products, reducing the quantity of the refined ones,

8. Replace soft drinks with natural juices and do not let the intake of liquids with meals be greater than 250 ml.


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