How do children become obese?

Answer National surveys reveal that 31.9 percent of children and adolescents are overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) in the 85th percentile, according to the Academy of Pediatrics, while 16.3 percen... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How do children become obese

Should Parents of morbidly obese children...?

Sheeesh. No. They really should convince their parents to buy healthier foods, even though some of them are too young to even know about that kinda stuff. Or too lazy. =( No need to get in trouble ... Read More »

Do you think having children that are obese should be considered a form of child abuse?

I think one day it will be.I used to work at a fast food restaurant. I saw parents buying their 9 and 10 year olds meals that I would not have been able to finish.I remember one dad being pissed o... Read More »

Should the parents of obese children face criminal charges for child abuse or neglect?

Should the parents of the morbidly obese young children on the Maury Popovich show be charged with child abuse?