Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated growth charts to now extend to a body mass index of 60. Previous charts stopped at a BMI of 37. Added to categories to track, obesity in kids ages 2 to 19.

Severe obesity among children in America has nearly quadrupled, experts said. According to the CDC, A child is considered obese if they reach the 95th percentile on the growth charts, and severely obese at 120% of that mark — or with a BMI of 35 or higher.

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