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-- -- document and this is fox extra a study published in the journal of pediatrics shows obese children are more influenced by food advertisement then healthy weight kids.
Where he would doctor Joseph -- specialists in the feel of weight loss surgery to talk about what the findings mean.
And -- -- was gonna tell us you know how kids can stay healthy which I think is key.
You know and then you know we have this epidemic.
Of of kids but but anyway thank you for coming thanks for having me.
What is it about.
The relationship between the these overweight children and and -- food is it is psychological -- -- -- chemical dependency what's going on today.
That's what that's such a long answer but that the boil it down -- something that really make sense I think to most people was that the children are eating foods that are brought into the house by their parents.
And it really starts with the appetite of their parents of their parents appetite is out of control to children's appetite is out of control.
And if you want to know what's happening in your own house look at what your children reading if you're struggling with your way you're struggling with it for the same reason that your children are one of the findings in the study.
Have to do a lot -- it.
Self control yes you know that that mindset.
Would how do we put that how do we implement that -- children.
Well again first of all.
You can't fix the mistakes you make with your -- putting food in your mouth right by exercise so.
If you're gonna eat the bad things you can exercise it away but the mindset.
Is going to be how can you learn self control well I think that the children need to be taught by their parents.
And only as the week going to be a problem but they're gonna be sick from it and you know what if your parents and you know when your children home from school.
Home from school with cold and lose and etc.
abdominal pain cramps give them the right foods they're gonna look better feel better perform better.
And your life will be better yet I mean I think that one of the things that we have lost in this country and you know and everybody is at fault but.
You know it's cooking at home.
I mean basically.
You know it's preparing -- -- at home.
Getting your kids involved in learning about the qualities of the different it's the first line of defense first line -- defense there.
I got ashes because it's your specialty.
Or weight loss surgery.
Question always comes.
Is there would it be.
Any indication or any time -- Let's say and an analyst who were the -- child was I want to leave it open and fully or.
How how early is too early to get weight reduction surgery and children.
Right now it's only being done as part of clinical trials of the United States for the most part but.
We're seeing diseases in children that we've never seen in the history of mankind before as you well -- -- type two diabetes insulin resistance metabolic syndrome.
And even some cases of vascular disease his mind boggling right who would've ever thought this was going to happen.
So when you factor that into the mix the number that we used to think that was about the right age seventeen or eighteen.
May be a number that should be pushed down to fourteen or thirteen.
Once they're through the hormonal changes of puberty and everybody's on board from the -- it's much easier to lose weight when you're younger than it is when you get older no question right.
So this is a problem that can be facts.
It's a problem with in all it can't be fixed it must be fixed because as you know.
Once your body mass index crosses certain number it's very difficult to go back and stay back and so if you don't get on top of that when -- five or ten pounds overweight before you know it.
You're going to be coming to my office and and needing a scalpel.
All right well that's great information thank you so much and very important because again.
Not only do we have an epidemic here in the US we probably have an epidemic all over the world workers children and obesity.
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