Which of the following is NOT true about childhood obesity? A. Children who are obese may find it difficult to maintain a healthy body composition as an adult. B. Childhood obesity, which affects numerous children in the US, can be influenced by heredity. C. Childhood obesity can be influenced by lifestyle choices, such as exercise and dietary habits. D. Obese children find that maintaining a healthy body composition is easier as an adult because their metabolism naturally increases.
The answer is D. As children grow older and go into adulthood, their metabolism actually slows down. The older you are the slower your metabolism becomes. Obese children can find it extremely hard to have a healthy body composition as an adult.