POINTS OF DISCUSSION
Why I chose this topic
Facts about childhood obesity
Preventing or Overcoming Obesity
Overweight or obese children are more likely to be obese as adults.
1 in 3
13 million children and adolescents in the U.S. are obese.
Nutrition and physical activity
Many children and their families do not have healthy nutrition and physical
activity as part of their daily lives.
X-box, Play station
bone and joint problems
PREVENTING OR OVERCOMING OBESITY
Create healthy eating habits
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Spark (2009-2014) National Childhood Obesity Facts, Figures and a Solution to End the
Epidemic Retrieved January 30, 2014 from http://www.sparkpe.org/blog/national-childhoodobesity-facts-figures/