Obesity in children is increasingly becoming a serious medical problem today because of changing lifestyles and eating habits persisting in society. Over 15% of children (aged 6 to 11 years) and adolescents (age 12-17 years) are obese and the numbers are only increasing with time.
The two main problems for parents in this sense of identify and manage obesity in their children the same. If the child’s weight is 20% above the normal range for your height, then it can be termed as obesity. With regard to the management of obesity in children, it is really a challenge for parents. Homeopathic medicines used in the treatment of obesity have been scientifically proven to speed up metabolism and burn calories faster. In addition to this, we have outlined a few key points for parents to manage obesity in their children:
Encourage physical activity such as outdoor games involving running, swimming, skating, cycling
Limit the time your child spent in front of the TV, computer, etc., because it burns less calories
Make sure your child eats meals slowly
Serve a variety of vegetables, grains, beans, meat, etc.
Choose bread and milk, low-fat or fat-free
To encourage sport at school
Do not forbid your child to snack; Plan healthy snacks instead regularly
Do not allow children to watch television during meals as a distraction leads children to eat too much TV
Finally, let your child has these occasional treats, such as cakes, ice cream, chips, etc. parties, provided that they are occasional
Adherence to these changes in diet and lifestyle in combination with constitutional homeopathic treatment can definitely go a long way to successfully treat obesity in children.