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Medical Matters: The growing problem of child obesity

If we are Generation X, then our children will be Generation XL. The fact is that children today are bigger than we were as kids, and that doesn't mean they are better nourished.

17th November, 2013

If we are Generation X, then our children will be Generation XL. The fact is that children today are bigger than we were as kids, and that doesn't mean they are better nourished. A new study has shown that 23 per cent of Irish two to four-year-olds are overweight or obese, and that a high proportion of the same group have inadequate intake of iron and vitamin D.

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