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Childhood obesity

Information about health problems for obese children and how to help children maintain a healthy weight, including tips on being active and eating well.

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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