Obesity and premature death, the risk of obese children


The obese children they have a higher risk premature death or adult disability, nutritionist VĂ­ctor Panduro Tucarit, from the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), said in a statement today.

"The obese children This is related to the possibility of early death and higher disability in adulthood, due to the fact that they can suffer from respiratory difficulties, hypertension, and present early signs of cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance and psychological effects, "he stressed.

The nutrition coordinator of the IMSS delegation in Sonora pointed out that being overweight and obesity is a crime that is plaguing large populations throughout the world, and that they are leading to preventable diseases.

"To do this, we must limit sugar intake, we must increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables, as well as nuts, seeds and nuts," said the specialist.

Panduro Tucarit asks parents to prevent, through a healthy diet, illness or complications that will arise if habitual changes are not made.

Finally, he said that health workers 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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