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Parents are fattening to their children, but the system behind makes many people

Children who suffer from overweight, obesity increasingly tend to increase

According to nutritionists, overweight, obesity is the accumulation of abnormal fat, exceeding the levels that affect health. Currently, overweight, obese children are the problem of community health challenges across the globe.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) year 2016, approximately 41 million children under 5 years old and 340 million children aged 5-19 are overweight and obese.

Young children with obesity increasingly tend to grow, especially in urban countries. Artwork

In Vietnam, overweight, obesity tends to rise rapidly in recent years, especially in the urban area. In 1996, the proportion of overweight children of obesity in Hanoi and HCMC is 12%. However, this rate grew to about 43% in 2009.

In the period 2014-2015, the rate of young obesity in HCMC is above 50%, while the inner city of Hanoi is about 41%.

Recently, the National Nutrition Institute continues to announce the remarkable number…