Being overweight as a child can impact the child’s quality of life, self-esteem, and participation in social activities. Overweight children may be the target of teasing or bullying and may develop symptoms of depression. Childhood obesity is becoming an epidemic. According to the Canadian Government, obesity in children and youth has nearly tripled over the past
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