Citing data from the Health Research Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia in 2013, is a national problem fat in children aged 5-12 years that is still high, 18.8 percent, 10.8 percent comprised of fat and very overweight (obese) 8.8 percent.
While the prevalence of obese adolescents aged 13-15 years was 10.8 percent, consisting of 8.3 percent fat and 2.5 percent are very overweight (obese)
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According to WHO data, more than 1.4 billion adults are overweight and 2.8 million adults die each year due to obesity and excess weight that causes a variety of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.
Euromonitor International source said, in the Asia Pacific, and obesity is rapidly increasing number of countries predicted to have the fastest obesity growth rate from 2010 to 2020 ie, Vietnam 225%, 178% Hong Kong, India 100%, South Korea 80, 7%, New Zealand 52% and Indonesia 50%.
Dr. Rocio Medina, Vice President of Worldwide Training Nutrition Herbalife nutrition and obesity experts also said the food eaten in it must contain the complete nutrients, including fiber, KH, proteins, vitamins, minerals. "Eat three times and sports," he said. Obesity in children is dangerous because it can be affected by complications of hypertension, liver, and kidneys.