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Prof. Sergio Bernasconi

Head of the Division of the Evolutive Age, Università of Parma and Paediatric Clinic, Parma, Italy

[it] Childhood obesity: characteristic of the disease.
Prof. Sergio Bernasconi
Childhood obesity is a priority of our healthcare system. One in five children, and is some regions one in two, is obese. The risk is that this problem will be dragged into adulthood, with an increase in complications and other associated diseases.
[it] Childhood obesity: causes and treatments
Prof. Sergio Bernasconi
We don't know exactly what is the cause of childhood obesity. Certainly there is a genetic component, but an important role is played by the environment and the daily habits. A healthier and balanced lifestyle represents the best treatment.
[it] Childhood obesity: lifestyle and prevention
Prof. Sergio Bernasconi
Obesity is not just a medical problem. It must be addressed in a broader perspective, considering the economic and social impact.

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