Manie Pretorius used to be a sports enthusiast who weighed just 70 kilograms. Just a few years and a knee injury later, Pretorius weighed almost 200 kilograms. He had become obese and his state of health was on the decline.
Experts urged parents to lead by example and help tackle childhood obesity, on World Obesity Day yesterday.
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This World Obesity Day experts warn of an emerging epidemic among our nation’s children. But why is it that girls, especially those living in urban areas, have obesity rates that double their age group’s average?