Tuesday , June 22 2021

Obesity and premature death, the risk of children with obesity

The children with obesity they have a higher risk premature death or adult disability– said dietitian Víctor Panduro Tucarit from the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) in today's statement.

"The childhood obesity It is associated with a higher probability of premature death and disability in adulthood, due to the fact that they may suffer from breathing problems, hypertension and current early markers of cardiovascular diseases, insulin resistance and psychological effects "- he stressed.

Nutrition coordinator at the IMSS in Sonora pointed out that overweight and obesity is an evil that affects a large population around the world and that they lead to diseases that can be prevented.

"To achieve this, we must reduce the consumption of sugars, we must increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables, as well as legumes, whole grains and nuts," – said the specialist.

Panduro Tucarit called on parents to prevent diseases or complications that would occur if they did not change their habits through a healthy diet.

Finally, he said that medical staff should try to control patients and maintain recommended indicators such as body mass index, waist circumference, blood glucose, cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure. EFE

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