What if it’s not just baby fat?
An alarming trend is on a steady rise in South Africa – that of toddler and child obesity. This is more than mere “baby fat”. Reports highlight that this trend is prevalent in developing countries, but the good news is that there is something we can do about it. Kim Jansen speaks to Cape Town-based dietician, Megan Pentz-Kluyts, to find out why this trend is on the rise, how to identify it in children, and what parents can do about it.