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2) Discuss the issue of childhood obesity in India. Suggest measures to tackle with it. (250 words)

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

2) Discuss the issue of childhood obesity in India. Suggest measures to tackle with it. (250 words)

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Why this question: 

India has the second highest number of obese children in the world, with 14.4 million reported cases, according to a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The article explains in detail the causes and consequences of the issue.

Demand of the question:

One must explain in depth the issue of child obesity in India and what are the causes, what needs to be done to overcome the alarming issue.

Directive word: 

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

State few facts to justify the assertion in the question statement about the child obesity.

Body

Explain what is child obesity? – Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child’s health or wellbeing. Discuss the causes of it. Explain what are the possible consequences – effect on overall health and on the generations to come. Discuss how to overcome it.

Conclusion 

Conclude by suggesting solutions.