41 percent of children in Valparaiso Chile considered obese

Posted on April 2, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Latin America Health, Social Issues

Worrying results showed SIMCE PE that it took a nationally representative sample of students basic round, as was evidenced levels of obesity and sedentary lifestyle among schoolchildren. In the Region of Valparaíso are worrying some figures, such as 41% of children are overweight or obese and 30% of students have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in adulthood. Read Article

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