CHILD OBESITY PREVENTIONM AT T H E W E G A NNICK LUCANIAM AT T H E W M A L I N O W S K ITORI PEOPLESLOGAN PONCEMARTELE WILSON
FINDING OUR STORY• We brainstormed ideas that we all thought were important• The one idea that everybody thought was important health and obesity• We concentrated that goal into Childhood Obesity because it was an important and emotional topic• We felt an emotional and important topic would be the best way incorporate all the Dragonfly Effect’s Framework
FINDING OUR STORY• Luis an immigrant • Segment on Maury from Mexico who about Obese in 2 years went Children is shocking from “skinny” to but no uncommon obese • http://www.youtube.• An alarming story com/watch?v=QNY of how easy young AmxX3dJA&feature people gain weight =related with improper diet and lack of exercise
APPLYING THE DRAGONFLY FRAMEWORK• Focus: Childhood Grab Attention: Obesity Prevention • Use shocking• Emphasis on building an statistics, pictures and online community for videos prevention • Tweets about health• Different topics like: articles and studies Bullying and Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Effects of Obesity longterm
APPLYING THE DRAGONFLY FRAMEWORK• Engage: Members • Enabling Others To share stories Act• Dieticians and • Reading Open Forums Pediatricians answer about Childhood questions for members Obesity• Members get support • Personal Stories to from the online touch the readers heart community • Easy to follow• People are encouraged directions to start to post videos about healthy lifestyles their successes
TOOLSFacebook Page• Open Forum for Discussion• Photos• Wall Postings : Research and Helpful Tips• http://www.facebook.com/pages/Child-Obesity-Prevention/197345313678198Twitter• Statistics about Childhood Obesity• Re-tweets of other articles• Follow us @NO_CHILDOBESITY
EXAMPLE OF RETWEET/ FB POST• Psychological/ Bullying on Obese Children• Children who are teased about their weight tend to have poor body image, low self-esteem, and symptoms of depression.• They tend to get bullied and talked about in schools so most of them end up missing school or skipping classes.• Their self-esteem is low and they use food as their comfort zone, which is usually high in fat, sugar and calories.
EXAMPLE OF RETWEET/FB POSTNutrition and Diet• Children are consuming excessive amounts of sodium, simple carbs (sugar), and bad fats on a daily basis.• Researchers have found children who eat school lunches are 29% more likely to be obese.
EXAMPLE DISCUSSION TOPIC FOR FB PAGE• How to make healthier lunches• Simple ways for children to get active• Setting an example for your children• Portion control• How to shop healthy and thrifty at the grocery store
LEGACY• An online community devoted to all aspects of childhood obesity• To enable other parents and children to fight this epidemic
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