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The chart below clearly shows that Economic Growth has a strong correlation to Obesity. (Too strong to say it is the cause but pretty close)

Body mass index, a measure of weight in relation to height, has been rising in both developed and developing nations. See below.


Average calorie consumption in the US rose steadily from approximately 3,000 calories a day in the early 1970s to 3,800 in 2006, according to UN statistics. About two-thirds of Americans are overweight today, based on the World Health Organization’s definition.


With Economic growth comes a rise in sedentary lifestyle, eating more, more eating out, eating more meat, eating higher calorie junk food, and lower physical exercise.

If we want healthy children, not burdened with the perils of obesity, the answer is obvious isn’t it?


a) Feed less food to our kids

b) Make food at home to control the quality, calories and ingredients

c) Try to become more vegetarian

d) Cut processed food, snacks, sodas, fast food and prepared meals

e) Cut Smartphones, computers, TV and videogaming

f) Encourage physical exercise and make outdoor play mandatory

Author: TxNaturalPediatrics

By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives. In western training we were raised to think that "health is the absence of symptoms and problems". But eastern sensibilities has educated me that "Health is state that allows one to use the full capabilities of their body, mind and intellect. Therefore, healthy living is a balanced state of well being: physically, mentally, socially and spiritually." This implies that healing is not a "one-pill-fits-all", but a personalized experience.

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