Early Childhood Obesity I: The Facts

Early Childhood Obesity I: The Facts

There are numerous health and developmental consequences associated with childhood obesity. In this course, you’ll learn about childhood obesity and the potential consequences to a child’s overall health and well-being.

In this course, you will discover:

  • Important facts about obesity and overweight in young children
  • The importance of Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Causes of and long-term risks associated with obesity

This course presents generally accepted information about early childhood obesity and is not a substitute for medical advice. Any serious concern about a child should be discussed with your child’s health care provider.