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Understanding The Rise In Childhood Obesity And Ways To Prevent It

Published On: September 10, 2021 | Duration: 1 MIN, 59 SEC
According to the National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS) phase-1 data, a drastic rise in the percentage of overweight children under five years of age was seen in 20 of the 22 states surveyed during 2019-20. The survey was conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic. Nutrition and Ayurvedic Specialist Tapasya Mundhra believes that a huge rise in childhood obesity due to the COVID-19 is yet to be seen. Hence, it's essential for parents to look after the health of their children.

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