Childhood Obesity and Mental Health

Childhood Obesity and Mental Health

“What I'd like to see is a society where the default way of being leaves you eating, healthily being happy and being able to actively exercise without having to make any effort.”

Dr. Sutaria joins Shireen to discuss the mental health impacts for children experiencing obesity and how social identities further affect this relationship. He outlines what is being done to help end the childhood obesity epidemic. Keep listening to learn how you can better support the mental health of children experiencing obesity.


Dr. Shailen Sutaria is a clinical doctor specializing in public health with an interest in preventing ill health through lifestyle modifications. He is a clinical lead at Heathily, a self-care platform that uses responsive AI to provide personalized information from doctors and healthcare specialists. 

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