Overweight- A Growing Problem In Teens
Obesity and unexplained weight gain is an alarming issue, especially in young teens. Teenage is the age to look glamorous and confident, but overweight teens lack these quotients. Modern lifestyle, diet and busy parents have increased the incidence of gaining undue weight in their children. This trend has set an alarm in parent’s mind and they wish to change their teenager life, by making it healthy and confident.
Teenagers today are fond of watching TV, playing games, eating junk food and staying indoors leading to less physical activity, unhealthy eating habits and child obesity. More and more teenagers are being reported to be overweight, which make them lose interest to face the society and meet their friends even.
Teenagers are the future responsible citizens, who need to be confident for selecting their career, lifestyle, future options and partner. Healthy body and healthy mind can help them reach their goals, so it is necessary that they should adopt healthy eating habits and lifestyle.
Apart from developing mental, psychological issues from peers, the overweight children may also develop various serious ailments in future. Most common of these problems are Hypertension, high cholesterol, Type II Diabetes Mellitus, Asthma, Fatty Liver or Heart, Arthritis, Depression and many more.
Counseling, motivational therapies and consultation with health care professional can change the life of the teenager. A family can live happily and healthier, if they change their lifestyle together. Adopting healthy habits and eliminating stressful and unhealthy habits is the main key to lose weight.