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Tips to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Childhood obesity can have lasting health consequences into adulthood. In Singapore, like in other parts of the world, obesity among children and adolescents has increased tenfold over the past 40 years. In 2016, the obesity rate among school-going children in Singapore stands at 12%, and is continuing to rise.
Here are some tips to prevent obesity in children, from the experts at KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Sports Medicine Programme and Department of Nutrition & Dietetics.
The full article may be found here. Read on to find out how to cultivate good eating habits for your kids here.
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