When you see an obese child you will most likely find that the parents are also obese. This is when some people would like to say it must be genetics. That (genetics) maybe the case in a VERY FEW instances. If you spent time with these families I think you would find that it involves their daily habits & not their DNA.
Obesity is now the number one reason for health issues in the USA. Parents should be aware that teaching their children healthy habits now can save them a life time of illness. Is Childhood Obesity Genetic or Learned and a few tips to help your kids eat better and avoid the health problems that being overweight can cause.