Our weight has been important since we were born. Most of the newborns weighed less than 4.5 kilos (10 pounds) and sometimes only weigh between 1.5 and 2 kilos (3 to 4 pounds). But babies gain weight very fast and everyone is happy because that means that they are growing and becoming more heavy. Now though, as we grew up and develop ourselves our weight remains important and is something of which our fathers and our doctor always should be worried. And look that every time that we are going to the doctor, the doctor always you scored your height and your weight (or at least I should do) and compares it with your last visit or check-up.
The doctor will want to check that we have a healthy weight because it weighed too much or too little can be a problem. However, nowadays, it is much more common to being overweight that weigh less than normal. Found that in the past 30 years, a number growing children and adolescents are overweight. And it’s amazing but one of every three children and adolescents currently has overweight. But who is overweight? Overweight means having a greater amount of body fat than normal.
We all have body fat but have a greater amount of fat affects directly to people’s health, affects your physical condition, affects their image making it see more fat than the rest. We can pigeonhole people, in three types of weight: have a weight lower than normal. Have an ideal weight. Or being overweight. If you would like to prevent overweight? Education in regards to health and nutrition, plays a role in tackling the problem of overweight. Carrying out a physical activity regular favors the increase in muscle mass and decrease in the mass grease good food guidance, i.e., actions that provide us information basic to develop skills, attitudes and practices related to food and feed to encourage the adoption of a correct diet at the individual, family or group level. Important: According to the world Organization of Health should be 30 to 60 minutes of physical activity daily for maintenance of body weight, but to lose weight they need at least 60 minutes a day. Children must be 90 minutes of daily physical activity. But more important than the weight, is the adipose tissue, i.e., the amount of accumulated fat in the body.