Childhood obesity is a growing problem. Many factors have resulted in more overweight or obese children including changes in our eating habits, physical activity and genetics.
Every child and every adult has a healthy body shape that is right for them. But in today’s world it’s easy for us all to gain excessive – and unhealthy – weight. Weight gain occurs when energy intake (food and drink) is more than energy expended (physical activity). At the Doernbecher Healthy Lifestyle Clinic, we recognize that overweight and obese children are especially in need of our dedicated care. Learn more