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  • A Child’s Overweight Problem By Jad Ibrahim Jr General Audience Presentation
  • What and Why?
    • There are more overweight children today than ever before. About 15 percent of children and teens in the United States are overweight.
    • Many children eat too many calories from high fat foods, sweets, and large portion sizes. This can cause a child to become moderately to severely overweight. Another reason is lack of exercise
  • What is the problem with being overweight?
    • An overweight child has a greater risk of health problems including:
    • diabetes
    • high cholesterol
    • high blood pressure
    • gallbladder disease
    • sleep disorders
    • asthma.
  • Graph from C.S. Mott Children Hospital
  • Graph from C.S. Mott Children Hospital
  • Overall Chart Of BMI (Body Mass Index) Chart: Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • How to Solve Overweight Problem In Children
    • Key Point
    • Eat Healthy Foods
    • Have Physical Activity Every Day
    • Have a positive attitude
    • As a Family member and Physician encourage the child and show it’s a good thing to do.
  • The End Thanks you for your time Hope you’ll have learned a lot on childhood obesity and ways to reduce it