Obesity: A Literature Review

Dean Fox

Newcastle College


It is estimated that there are almost 22 million obese children under the age of ten globally, the older the child gets the more problematic the issue becomes. Health professionals and doctors claim that as parents have a big influence over their children that perhaps they should become the focus of the attention to help prevent obesity in children.

KEYWORDS: Childhood obesity, influence, parents, epidemic.

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Article Data:

  • Author: Dean Fox
  • Title: Obesity: A Literature Review
  • Issue: Seven Bridges Vol. 3 (2015)
  • Publication date: 01/07/15