Recently a research conducted on the obesity in children concluded that majority of the obese children feel ashamed of themselves. There are people who have made common beliefs about the obesity in children, in fact it should not be known as a belief, but it's a kind of stereotype.
Obese children already face so many problems because of their overweight and the people around them instead of helping them, started making false allegations about their behavior. Why don't you continue reading till the end and find out, what the common myths about obesity in children are and how they feel because of these it.
1. High Calorie Content
This is one most common myth related to the obese children. It says obese people take high calorie content and reducing the weight is very important, even if it causes problems in other normal functions of the body. But if the calorie content is reduced to a great extent, in the growing age, then one might face problems when he becomes aged.
2. Obese Children are of No Use
Often the school authorities pull back the obese children, in various outdoor games. This hurts them more and even though they may not have a feeling of uselessness, but with this kind of attitude in their own school, can completely demotivate them.
No doctor can make the final judgment about anybody and regardless of the doctor's advice; parents must let the obese kids, to participate in the games of their choice. Discriminations on the ground of their weight can cause depression and may also drive them towards suicide.
3. Children with Obesity Never Care about their Weight
A myth that really hurts the obese children is, they never care about their weight, but the reality is, that they are always worried about the extra weight. They are the ones who cannot wear clothes, according to their wish. All the times, they are teased by others, but they never get a chance to tease others.
4. Obese children are Not Worried about Themselves
Others are more worried about these children. People, who are nowhere related to these children, try to give advices on weight reduction. All the newspapers and TV advertisements try to give out solutions for the weight loss in obese kids. But in reality obese children, get more hurt, when everybody at their back, trying to tell them how the excess of weight can be reduced.