Exercise and diet is considered to be an important determinant of health and sickness. Overweight is associated with the onset of major chronic diseases leading to complications and problems in children and adult. Physical education provided at school, is an ideal way to encourage activity and develop fitness among children. They should be aware that the physical fitness is important to the health of both children and adults.
Awareness of the Diet
Close monitoring of overweight and taking timely preventive measures will be an effective approach in dealing with the problems. The transition in nutrition, sedentary life style, lack of exercise, increased television watching, computer addiction, improper dietary pattern adopted by children today are the major causes for overweight seen in children.