In current environment children most like playing video games, chatting with there friends and surfing internet rather than playing outdoor games. Also, sometimes they spend most of time in watching TV instead of indoor are more influenced by advertisements, which sometimes misguide them. Adopting sedentary lifestyle, doing very less physical activity or exercise leads to obesity. Moreover, the eating habits are also changed. Children like junk or fast food more which they can easily found on every street corner. Unhealthy diet is also a major cause for obesity.
One could argue that the entire . population has been exposed to nutrition labeling of foods for almost two decades and obesity is rising. Likewise, if obesity starts to decrease after mandatory menu labeling goes into effect, this does not infer causality. There are many other factors influencing obesity and a wide variety of efforts are being undertaken to tackle the obesity problem. Nevertheless, nutrition labeling of foods and menu items is important because the consumer has a right to know what they are purchasing and consuming. Some motivated consumers will use information on the label or menu to guide their food choices. At the population level, nutrition labeling is just one of many efforts that will be needed to combat the obesity epidemic.