Cardiovascular and endocrine diseases are the main problems related to childhood obesity. However, there is another dilemma very dangerous called cancer. A study published in the journal “Cell” states that overweight acts as a promoter of tumors in general and particularly of liver tumors.
Today's children will live fewer years and with worse quality of life that their grandparents. This is because the problems derived from obesity and passivity, warned in a press conference the president of the Organizing Committee of the Congress of the Society of Endocrinology and nutrition. In the last ten years the childhood obesity has doubled, reaching 13.9 %. In addition, 30% of obese children are also obese as adults.