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  1. 1. Nutrition and Physical Activity Strategies that Make a Difference in Childhood Obesity<br />SharolynJackson, Extension Specialist<br />Gayle Price, Extension Specialist<br />
  2. 2. This session will cover the following<br /><ul><li>Review Childhood Obesity trends and current research.
  3. 3. Overview of White House Task Force Report and the </li></ul> Let’s Move Campaign.<br /><ul><li>Recommendations to address Childhood Obesity
  4. 4. Nutrition and Healthy Food Choices
  5. 5. Physical Activity
  6. 6. Overview of the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act</li></ul> Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010<br />
  7. 7. Obesity is estimated to cause how many deaths per year in the United States?<br />50,000<br />85,000<br />112,000<br />142,000<br />10<br />
  8. 8. “Because of the increasing rates of obesity, unhealthy eating habits and physical inactivity, we may see the first generation that will be less healthy and have shorter life expectancy than their parents.”<br />Testimony before United State Senate<br />Richard H. Carmona, M.D., F.A.C.S.,17th Surgeon General of the United States, 2002 <br />
  9. 9. Excess weight in childhood is costly and is currently estimated to equal ____ in direct medical cost per year?<br />1 billion<br />3 billion<br />4.2 billion<br />6 billion<br />10<br />
  10. 10. How many Americans ages 17–24 do not qualify for military service because they are overweight or obese? <br />25%+<br />33%<br />15%+<br />10%<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 2009<br />(*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person)<br />No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%<br />
  12. 12. Percent of Children Ages 10-17 Classified as Overweight or Obese, by State: 2007<br />
  13. 13.
  14. 14. National Efforts<br />White House Task Force <br />on Childhood Obesity<br />Report to the <br />President<br />http://www.letsmove.gov/obesitytaskforce.php<br />
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  16. 16. Intervention Strategies for Childhood Obesity<br /><ul><li>Eat more fruits and vegetables.
  17. 17. Cut back on sugar.
  18. 18. Eat breakfast daily.
  19. 19. Limit portion sizes.
  20. 20. Eat most meals at home and eat fewer fast food meals.
  21. 21. Eat meals together as a family.</li></li></ul><li>Intervention Strategies for Childhood Obesity<br /><ul><li>Be Active- Get recommended amount of physical activity each day.
  22. 22. Limit screen time.
  23. 23. No TVs in children’s rooms
  24. 24. Energy In = Energy Out </li></li></ul><li>Physical Inactivity and Unhealthy Dietary Behaviors and Academic Achievement<br />2009 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)<br />Students with higher grades are less like to: <br /> Be physically inactive<br /> Engage in unhealthy dietary behaviors<br />
  25. 25. Eat Healthy<br />Food and Nutrition<br />Healthy Schools<br />
  26. 26. Healthy Schools<br />Recommendations<br /><ul><li>Update nutrition standards with current Dietary Guidelines.
  27. 27. Participate in the Healthier US School Challenge.
  28. 28. Increase resources for school meals.
  29. 29. Increase nutrition education in schools.
  30. 30. Implement strong school wellness policies.</li></ul>Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice!<br />
  31. 31. The HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) is a voluntary initiative to recognize those schools participating in the National School Lunch Program that have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity. <br />
  32. 32. “We enjoyed the HealthierUS Schools Challenge and would encourage any other school to participate because it brought awareness and helped to focus on healthier alternatives. Sometimes we get stuck in a rut and this challenges you to try new things.”<br /><ul><li>Jackie Pierce, Food Service Manager
  33. 33. Sublette, KS</li></ul>Silver Award Recipient<br />
  34. 34. Childhood Obesity<br /> Challenges <br />Our young people live in a social and physical environment that makes it easy to be sedentary and inconvenient to be active.<br />
  35. 35. How many high school students meet the current recommendations of 60 minutes of daily physical activity?<br />Fewer than 1 in 5<br />Approximately 1 in 2<br />Approximately 1 in 3<br />Approximately 1 in 4<br />10<br />
  36. 36. How much time to adolescents spend, per day, watching television, DVDs, movies, using a computer, or using a mobile device like a cell phone or MP3 player?<br />Two hours<br />3-4 hours<br />Approximately 6 hours<br />More than 7 hours<br />10<br />
  37. 37. Get Active<br />Physical Activity<br />Recommendations<br />
  38. 38. Get Active-<br /> Physical Activity<br />GET ACTIVE<br />Children need 60 minutes of active and vigorous play everyday. <br />Increase opportunities for kids to be physically active – in and out of school – and for families to be active and moving together.<br />
  39. 39. Get Active-<br /> Physical Activity<br />Active Families<br /><ul><li> 60 minutes of activity doesn’t have to occur all at once
  40. 40. Families should encourage physical activity
  41. 41. Limit screen time, no TV in child’s room
  42. 42. House rule – no sitting still during commercials
  43. 43. Be active together
  44. 44. Encourage schools to hold recess prior to lunch
  45. 45. Be sure children get the sleep they need</li></li></ul><li> Get Active-<br /> Physical Activity<br />Active Schools<br /><ul><li> Create infrastructure and policies that increase access and increase physical activity
  46. 46. Maintain strong PE programs
  47. 47. Provide variety of activities/specific skills so that students can be active throughout the day/year
  48. 48. Qualified school professionals trained in teaching methods to engage students in PE</li></li></ul><li> Get Active-<br /> Physical Activity<br />Lets Move Outside<br />U.S. Departments of the Interior (DOI) and Agriculture (USDA) leading coordinated effort to get kids moving outside.<br />
  49. 49. www.walkkansas.org/kids<br />Promote active and healthy lifestyles in a fun and challenging way – for children in grades 1 through 6.<br />
  50. 50. Follow the adventures of Wally and Zara!<br />
  51. 51. Children Hear – Newsletter and discussion topics encourage them to make healthy lifestyle choices.<br />Children See – Teachers, parents, leaders reinforce what children learn.<br />Children Do – Participate in healthy behaviors to earn Walk Kansas miles.<br />
  52. 52. Children receive Walk Kansas miles for:<br />Being physically active <br />Activities with a family member<br />Watching less TV<br />Preparing and eating healthy snacks<br />Drinking water, juice or milk<br />Eating a fruit or vegetable<br />Eating a lean meat<br />
  53. 53. www.walkkansas.org<br />A team-based program that will help participants lead a healthier life by being more active, making better nutrition choices, and learning positive ways to deal with stress.<br />
  54. 54. Walk Kansas participants report:<br />98% reporting met PA goal; 73% confident they could continue<br />40% added strengthening exercises<br />80% increased fruit/veg consumption<br />Physical and mental changes: Increased energy (65%), better attitude (49%), improved sleep (41%), reduced weight (41%), increase muscle strength (40%), increased flexibility (30%), better stress management (30%)<br />
  55. 55. How far would you need to walk to burn off 10 M & M chocolate candies?<br />Four blocks<br />Length of 10 football fields<br />One-half mile<br />One lap around FB field<br />10<br />
  56. 56. Instant Recess … everybody needs a little push<br />▪ Instant Recess: 10-minute bouts of physical activity<br />▪ Toni Yancey, MD, MPH, Professor – UCLA School of Public Health<br />▪ Appointed by First Lady Michelle Obama to the Board of Partnership for a Healthier America, the non-profit that is guiding the Let’s Move Campaign<br />
  57. 57. School Wellness <br />Kansas <br />School <br />Wellness Policy <br />Model <br />Guidelines <br />Child Nutrition & Wellness <br />Kansas State Dept. of Education <br />2009-2010 <br />www.kn-eat.org/<br />
  58. 58. Advances in Kansas<br />Physical Activity<br />Nutrition Education<br />Nutrition<br />
  59. 59. Resources<br /><ul><li>K-State Research and Extension
  60. 60. Sensible Snacks
  61. 61. Sugar- It All Adds UP
  62. 62. Shake the Salt Habit
  63. 63. Now Showing – When Bigger Isn’t Better
  64. 64. Instant Recess DVDs
  65. 65. Fuel Up to Play 60 School Wellness Program – Funding Support available</li></li></ul><li>Nutrition and Physical Activity Strategies that Make a Difference in Childhood Obesity<br />Sharolyn Jackson, Extension Specialist<br />Gayle Price, Extension Specialist<br />

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