Project to Cut Childhood Obesity Planned in Kochi Schools

by Savitha C Muppala on  August 9, 2008 at 4:48 PM Indian Health News
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Project to Cut Childhood Obesity Planned in Kochi Schools
The district administration is due to introduce a project in city schools to prevent childhood obesity, district collector M Beena announced during a press conference held in the city.
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This campaign will be the combined effort of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), the Rotary Club and the Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IMP).

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During the meeting, district collector said, "If we prevent obesity in childhood, we could avert many health problems. According to the studies, obesity in children causes cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pleasure. But we do not have any programmes for checking obesity. As part of the project, we will conduct various programmes in all schools in the district"

Awareness campaigns will comprise visual programmes, discussions, lectures and compact discs containing the significance of preventing obesity in children. Nearly 1 lakh of rupees has been budgeted for this project.

Source: Medindia
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guest Saturday, August 9, 2008

I just read the article above and believe quite firmly, that children have to be taught how to eat slowly in order to eliminate the obesity crisis.
There is an emerging new form of weight control, which is called: The SOS Weight Loss Method. Instead of dieting, it relies on slowing the eating down and stopping to eat at a subtle but distinct reaction from the body, when it had enough food. This reaction is called SOS. The weight loss achieved proves to be permanent, because it leads to a shrinking of the stomach.
This method could be called: the natural alternative to stomach surgery.

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