20% of children overweight

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ONE in five Spanish children are overweight, while 9% are obese.

A national association of pediatric doctors have recommended that children cut down on meat and eat at least three servings of fish a week, as it is full of minerals such as iodine and iron, Omega-3 and vitamins.

The costs associated with dealing with obesity in children, is 2,500 million Euros per year, reports the National Health Board.

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