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  Obesity
What does obese mean?
Why is it a problem?
How do you become obese?
How does it affect your health?
What's being done about the problem?

 
Doctors tools - being obese could land you up in hospital How does it affect your health?
Being obese can be very dangerous to your health and doctors say that if you're overweight as a child you're likely to be overweight as an adult.

It's linked to heart disease, cancer, strokes, high blood pressure and weak bones.

It can also lead to emotional problems like being bullied and feeling down.


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