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Saturday, August 16, 2008

The powers that be are considering taking fat children from their homes and families and putting them into care...)o:

Obese children may be put into care
from the Channel 4 website. The article is © Independent Television News Limited 2008. All rights reserved.

I think it would be very unwise and harmful to remove a child from home and family. - People just need to be told the facts about what causes child obesity and how to prevent/reduce it. The conventional 'wisdom' is that over-eating is the cause of obesity. - This is wrong. - So is the advice to 'just eat less and exercise more'. - Dieting (i.e. under-eating) and exercising do NOT reduce obesity, because obesity is caused by fluid retention, and fluid retention is not reduced by eating less or by taking more exercise.

Fruit (and vegetables) are rich in potassium, and potassium helps to prevent/reduce obesity in children because it displaces sodium from the body. When children eat salt and salty food their bodies get too much sodium and this causes fluid retention/weight gain, leading to obesity.

So food low in added salt is best for children's health and happiness (fat children are often bullied and humiliated) and plenty of fruit and (unsalted) vegetables makes their food intake even healthier. - Children should NEVER be expected to diet to lose weight. Dieting is harmful and unnecessary. They just need to avoid salt and salty food.

See Sodium in foods

You can read about the causes of obesity on my website www.wildeaboutsteroids.co.uk (the site does not sell anything and has no banners or sponsors or adverts - just helpful information) and in particular about child obesity on this page - http://www.wildeaboutsteroids.co.uk/children.html

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Lose weight, reduce your risk of most cancers, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease, angina, vascular dementia, osteopenia, osteoporosis, hypercholesterolaemia, depression, liver and kidney problems, and improve your health in many other ways without drugs or expense by eating less salt! - Try it! - You will feel so much better!


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