More Extensive Steps Required to Battle Obesity in U.S., Experts Say

The study analyzed government surveys of almost 5,000 parents of overweight children, and found that less than 25% of the parents recalled the doctor ever saying there was a problem.

A recent study by University of North Carolina researchers examined whether doctors informed parents that their children were overweight.  More accurately, it looked at whether or not parents remembered their doctor’s sharing this.  The study analyzed government surveys of almost 5,000 parents of overweight children, and found that less than 25% of the parents recalled the doctor ever saying there was a problem.

“Even though being overweight or obese is becoming common in America, it is not a normal condition and should be easily recognized by an untrained eye,” say boomer generation health experts Dian Griesel, Ph.D., and Tom Griesel, authors of the new book TurboCharged: Accelerate Your Fat Burning Metabolism, Get Lean Fast and Leave Diet and Exercise Rules in the Dust (April 2011, BSH).

“Being obese or overweight is widely known to come with significant health risks as well as potential negative emotional conditions,” says Tom.  “Fat kids are often ostracized by their peers and this can continue into adulthood.  The time to address the condition is as early as possible with the education and introduction of healthy eating and lifestyle choices.  Overweight children often have overweight parents and siblings who make it seem normal or perhaps somehow genetic.  This belief is wrong. Nobody is destined to be obese or overweight.”

“As individuals, parents, health care providers and a society facing escalating chronic disease and the associated healthcare costs, we all need to assume responsibility for the problem and work together at improving the situation,” adds Dian.  “We all need to do everything we can to make the necessary choices which will deliver optimal health for ourselves and our children.  Eliminating sugar and sweeteners along with refined and processed foods and replacing them with natural whole foods alone would make an enormous difference.  In addition, not smoking and being more active would practically eliminate the incidence of most chronic diseases we experience today.”

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“Being obese or overweight is widely known to come with significant health risks as well as potential negative emotional conditions,”
Tom Griesel