Prevalence of Overweight among School Going Children of Bellary, Karnataka, India*Corresponding Author:
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Obesity may be an advanced condition with serious social and psychological dimensions, that affects just about all age and socioeconomic teams and threatens to overwhelm each developed and developing countries. A cross sectional study was conducted among fifth and sixth commonplace students of grade school of Bellary town Corporation. The sample size was one hundred and also the technique adopted is straightforward sampling. Permission from several authorities of colleges was conjointly taken. Information was collected mistreatment pre designed and pretested semi structured form. The prevalence of overweight and fleshiness is found to be twenty first. The prevalence of overweight alone is Revolutionary Organization 17 November and fleshiness is four-dimensional. There’s exaggerated prevalence of overweight/obesity among youngsters.