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5 ways your kids are gaining weight at home

You may be raising a fat kid at home!

Written by Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti | Updated : September 20, 2017 12:25 PM IST

Obese Family

There are many ways in which you are making your kids put on weight and become obese at home. Dr Ramen Goel, Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery at Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai sheds light on few of the common things. Are you doing any of these things?

Video Games

Playing video games all day, avoiding to leave the house and play outdoors can make them obese.


What do you pack in the tiffin for your kids? If it's all about cookies, wafers, chips and biscuits, then you are raising a fat kid.

Watch Your Habits

To alleviate stress, many people turn to unsafe habits like consuming alcohol on weekends. However, this only makes them feel more tired and hungover. Beer, like many alcoholic beverages, is heavy in calories but low in nutrients. Thus drinking too much of it can lead to excess weight gain. Therefore, avoiding alcohol would help maintain your body. Also Read - Calcium Deficiency: 5 Things That Could Cause It