During the health crisis, many children gained weight, a study by the French public health authority revealed.
Sedentary lifestyle and video games, and qualitatively impaired eating patterns during different delivery periods, this period for our children was not the best for their health and the repercussions are already there, as compiled by a new study from Public Health France.
To conduct this survey, SPF followed 50,000 children aged 4½ years, on average. A study began in 2018 (before the pandemic). The result is clear, as Boris Hansel, medical advisor to BFMTV points out: “Childhood overweight and obesity Significant increase in 2020-2021, compared to the previous two academic years; This increase is part of a context in which the health crisis has severely restricted activities and led to a sedentary lifestyle.“.
The proportion of overweight children decreased from 8.6% to 11.2%
Dr. Mary Laurie Baran also adds: “EIn 2020-2021, the proportion of overweight children decreased from 8.6% to 11.2%, while the proportion of obese children nearly doubled (2.8% to 4.6%)“. Specialists hope that returning to normal life will curb the phenomenon of weight gain with the return of sports and outdoor activities. An element not explained by the authors of the report: the study showed that girls are more likely to be overweight or obese than boys.
Good Practice Guide
Note that HAS (Higher Authority for San), Just wrote a guide to ‘good practice’ (Overweight and obesity in children and adolescents). In France, at least 17% of 6-year-olds are overweight and 4% are obese. By the end of college, one in five will be overweight and 5.4% will be obese. Site https://www.mangerbouger.fr/ On his part, he offers you many ideas of meals, articles, in order to find the form.