Obesity is a major problem in countries like US and China but India comes third in the list. According to the Global Burden of Disease, about 30 Million people in the country are suffering from this disease.
The following list tells us the average weight and height of the children according to their age.
In India over 20% school going children are overweight, it is one of the most vulnerable diseases children are suffering from these days.
Among all states of India, Punjab has the highest number of children suffering, it is estimated that 40% of total children suffering are from Punjab. The research has been conducted by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research and Punjab government hospitals.
The name of the girl is chahat kumar and doctors are worried about the increase in the number of cases.
Dr Vasudev Sharma who has been working with Chahat since she was born says, “Her weight is increasing excessively and it has to be controlled. She has to eat less. She eats like a 10-year-old kid.”