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Childhood obesity

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  • 1. CHILDHOOD OBESITY By: Adrienne Stowers
  • 2. POINTS OF DISCUSSION  Why I chose this topic  Facts about childhood obesity  Causes  Foods  Risk Factors  Preventing or Overcoming Obesity  Picture
  • 3. MY REASON
  • 4. CHILDHOOD OBESITY  30 years  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.
  • 5. CAUSES  Nutrition and physical activity  genetic predisposition  Many children and their families do not have healthy nutrition and physical activity as part of their daily lives.  X-box, Play station
  • 6. UNHEALTHY FOOD 
  • 7. RISK FACTORS  cardiovascular disease  Prediabetes  bone and joint problems  sleep apnea  80%  Bullying  Emotion toll  Fear  Cancer
  • 8. PREVENTING OR OVERCOMING OBESITY  Create healthy eating habits  Physical activity  Support System
  • 9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2013, July 10) Childhood Obesity Facts, Retrieved January 29, 2014 http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/obesity/facts.htm healthychidren.org (2013, May 11) Teasing and Bullying of Obese and Overweight Children: How Parents Can Help Retrieved January 30, 2014 http://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/obesity/pages/Teasing-andBullying.aspx Fit Day (2000-2013) Healthier Cooking Methods: Grilling versus Frying Retrieved January 30, 2014 from http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/healthiercooking-methods-grilling-versus-frying.html 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/

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