Childhood obesity

Did you know that Canada is facing a childhood obesity epidemic? Everyone needs to take action today to support the healthy development of children and youth and to prevent health problems related to overweight and obesity.

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Childhood Obesity

Children and youth who are obese are at higher risk of developing a range of health problems, and weight issues in childhood are likely to persist into adulthood.

Government's role in addressing childhood obesity

The Government of Canada does its part by promoting healthy eating, physical activity and healthy weight.

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