Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Eating snot is good for your child > Health-in-Motion 20 July 2017 Obesity in kids Not only do many overweight or obese people not think of themselves as being so, it turns out that a large proportion of parents don’t recognise these conditions in their kids either. In a survey of some 60,000 British children, more than 80% and 40% of parents of overweight and obese kids, respectively, thought their children were a healthy weight. Possible reasons for this include a poor understanding of the medical definition of being overweight or obese, parents comparing their children to others who are also overweight, and flat-out denial. 0 More: Daily Dose: Eating snot is good for your childHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical You won’t believe what happens at this bizarre health camp News Boy, 13, who had heart transplant dies on 1st day of school Medical 7 habits to protect you against the flu Medical HIV patient finally gets life-saving ARVs Lifestyle Ritual murders, rape and domestic violence rampant in this community Medical SEE: Eating snot is good for your child From our sponsors Johannesburg conference to tackle digital transformation in healthcare WIN a R2000 voucher. Great skin is just a click away! How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coital incontinence: the ‘oops’ women are too afraid to talk about Live healthier Myths busted! » Breastfeeding may reduce pain from C-section Breastfeeding and work - how to make it work 9 breastfeeding myths busted Breastfeeding will help me lose my baby weight, right? Wrong! We bust nine myths about breastfeeding. Eat right. » How watching porn can cause erectile dysfunction 7 scientific ways to cure erectile dysfunction 7 foods that could relieve erectile dysfunction If you experience erectile dysfunction from time to time, you may be able to manage the problem without any medical help.