The #1 Child Obesity Warning Sign

Could you be abusing your children with food? The #1 warning sign is acanthosis nigricans, a skin condition you can see below. It's a darkening or thickening of the skin folds that can also appear on the back of the neck, the armpit or groin.  



Dr. Herbet explains that this condition is caused by insulin resistance in the body. You may think it’s dirt on the back of the neck and try to scrub it off, It happens in kids of all races and is a sign child is eating too much sugar and the body just cannot handle it. This is one way you'll know their diet is causing them physical harm.

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