Ssa ensures that overweight children will stop in 6 years

The federal health secretary, José Angel Córdova, is confident that the increase in overweight Y childhood obesity in a span of 6 years, through the public policies that have been carried out during its current administration.

The person in charge of public health in Mexico, during his trip to Nuevo León, said: "During the course of a 6-year cycle, it will be possible to see the impact of a reduction in obesity in the case of minors and a stabilization of overweight in people between 5 to 19 years of age. "

The information, published by the agency Notimex , said the head of the Ssa, said that 80% of food consumed in schools are prepared and only 20% industrialized, so if they are reduced fats , calories, cholesterol and get out in the first, you can move more quickly in these tasks:

"Given this, the federal government has set the goals of reversing the growth of the obesity Y overweight in children from 2 to 5 years, stabilize it in the population from 5 to 19 and slow down the growth of these problems in adults. "

During his visit to that entity, the federal health secretary was accompanied by Governor Rodrigo Medina de la Cruz, to inaugurate health centers in the municipalities of Santiago, Allende, San Nicolás de los Garza and Apodaca, in which they invested 7 millions of pesos.