Childhood Obesity and Adult Life – A brand new book from Dr. Amrita Basu is freshly minted on Amazon, I was waiting for this great update to share my review of this very interesting book.
What is Childhood Obesity and Adult Life all about?
This book – Childhood Obesity & Adult Life by Dr. Amrita Basu addresses one of the most intricate parts in a parent’s life – obesity and it’s ill effects on the child’s life. The book makes an entry as her 5th published book in the series of health & nutrition.
Obesity is a serious medical condition, addressed by various health experts and doctors very frequently. Almost the entire world’s geography is suffering from unhealthy practices adding up to obesity and health conditions. Childhood obesity may lead up to grave health issues like diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Obese children transform into obese adults, if not taken care of at the right time. Childhood obesity can also lead to poor self-esteem and depression.
The book shares insights on this tricky situation, where Dr. Basu mentions how childhood obesity could reach to various serious health conditions.
About the Author – Dr. Amrita Basu
Dr. Amrita Basu is an ENT surgeon with over ten years of experience. Previously a teacher in a Medical College, she now has her own private practice. Dr. Amrita shares awareness about preventive healthcare through her books (eight and counting) and blog healthwealthbridge.com.
You may also interact with her on Twitter @misra_amrita.
In Dr. Basu’s own words – “As a parent, I worry. As a doctor, I worry even more. If you know the obesity problem starts in childhood, then you are much ahead in the game. It’s harder to move mountains than rocks and harder to change habits when you are older. The foundation stone of good habits for health, wealth, and wisdom starts early.”
Why you need to read this book?
Childhood obesity is a pandemic that has arrived. Both in the developed and developing world.
USA: according to CDC data: Obesity prevalence was 13.9% among 2 to 5year olds, 18.4% among 6 to 11 year-olds, and 20.6% among 12 to 19-year-olds.
India: 19.3 percent of children fall in the category of childhood overweight and Obesity. These are some statistics shared by the author on her amazon ebook page.
The book is easy to understand and divided in 10 chapters for easy reading and keeps the momentum strong with the research based facts. Author is well versed with the eBook flow of writing and has kept the words and medical terms easy to understand for non-medico also.
Dr. Amrita connects the formation of obesity and wrong eating habits from the very beginning, in fact she addresses the practice of unwanted obesity begins from the womb. Her experience as a health expert and a parent makes it easier for readers to connect with the advises and tonality.
My Final Take on the Book
I was able to relate to this book instantly, as parents worrying over kids unhealthy eating habits is universal. However, author has given few interesting ideas of substituting healthy eating practices over unhealthy and make it into a habit.
Dr. Basu also shares easy to comprehend diet plan charts to convert into action right after reading this book. Very handy read and easy to understand. A must recommend downloading.
Download your own copy of Childhood Obesity & Adult Life using the link given below –
Dr. Amrita Basu has also been kind enough to review my ebook – It’s All Called Love. To read the book review in Dr. Basu’s words please click here.
You can also read reviews of some of the most amazing books from Blogchatter’s A2ZChallenge Ebook carnival on my blog. Heathy Eating for Busy Moms.
It’s All Called Love – Remarkable Tales of Love has been downloaded more than 350 times and has received good reviews from the readers. You can download my book by clicking on the image below.
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