Childhood obesity - Parents, please step up to the plate!

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With childhood obesity running at double digits, we need to do what we can now, to protect our children. Parents, please step up to the plate!

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Childhood obesity - Parents, please step up to the plate!

  1. 1. Childhood Obesity Parents Please step up to the plate!<br />Michelle Rodulfo<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  2. 2. Childhood Obesity<br />In the last 3 years the % of overweight children in the US has tripled<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  3. 3. Childhood Obesity<br />14% of all preschoolers are overweight<br /> http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  4. 4. Childhood Obesity<br />19% of children aged 6 – 11 are overweight<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  5. 5. Childhood Obesity<br />17% of adolescents are overweight<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  6. 6. Childhood Obesity<br />If you are an overweight kid you have an increased for…..<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  7. 7. Childhood Obesity<br />Cardiovascular Disease<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  8. 8. Childhood Obesity<br />High blood pressure<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  9. 9. Childhood Obesity<br />High cholesterol<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  10. 10. Childhood Obesity<br />Type 2 Diabetes<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  11. 11. Childhood Obesity<br />AND<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  12. 12. Childhood Obesity<br />Sleep Apnea<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  13. 13. Childhood Obesity<br />Asthma<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  14. 14. Childhood Obesity<br />Liver damage<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  15. 15. Childhood Obesity<br />Being obese <br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  16. 16. Childhood Obesity<br />This<br />IS<br />THE<br />True<br />Epidemic<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  17. 17. Childhood Obesity<br />What’s the answer?<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  18. 18. Childhood Obesity<br />Stop hoping for taxes on fast, crappy food <br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  19. 19. Childhood Obesity<br />By the time government acts our children will be dead or dying<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  20. 20. Childhood Obesity<br />Parents…….<br />encourage healthy eating<br />monitor size portions<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  21. 21. Childhood Obesity<br />Parents…..<br />Limit screen time – TV and computer<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  22. 22. Childhood Obesity<br />Parents…..<br />encourage more physical activity & play with your kids<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  23. 23. Childhood Obesity<br />Parents…..<br />just implement ONE of these recommendations TODAY<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  24. 24. Childhood Obesity<br />That’s what we can do RIGHT NOW<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  25. 25. Childhood Obesity<br />Source:<br />Colorado State University <br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />
  26. 26. Childhood Obesity<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />http://michellerodulfo.com<br />

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