Brazil’s southern region sets record in childhood obesity

The Southeast is the second region with the highest number of children with severe obesity. The region with the lowest rates is the North.

According to Fiquem Sabendo, a data agency specializing in access to public information based on data from the Ministry of Health, in 2021, Brazil counted 258,874 cases of severe obesity in children aged 5 to 10.

The South region registers the most cases of severe obesity, reaching 9.68 . . .

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