 Over excessive weight on the body The Body Mass Index (BMI) Greater than the 95th percentile on age  and gender charts...
"The physical and emotional health of an entire generation andthe economic health and security of our nation is at stake."...
   Medical conditions   Lacks proper nutritional    levels   Social pressure   Reduced energy state;    sheer laziness...
Psychological   Eating problems    › Binge eating   Depression    › Anxiety       Physical   Children with obesity can ...
National School         Child Nutrition        Physical Lunch Program               (WIC)             Education      (NSLP...
Clinics      Dietitian     E x e r c i s e Psychologist                              PhysiologistSupport     Nutritional...
Many factors contributeto childhood obesity.Parents or guardians arethe first step in helpingchildren.Maintain a healthyli...
•   Obesity in children and teens. (2011, March). Retrieved from    http://www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/obesit...
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  1. 1.  Over excessive weight on the body The Body Mass Index (BMI) Greater than the 95th percentile on age and gender charts. Considered obese if child is 10% over the recommended height and body type. (AACRP)
  2. 2. "The physical and emotional health of an entire generation andthe economic health and security of our nation is at stake." - First Lady Michelle Obama at the Let’s Move! launch onFebruary 9, 2010
  3. 3.  Medical conditions Lacks proper nutritional levels Social pressure Reduced energy state; sheer laziness Advertisements for fast food
  4. 4. Psychological Eating problems › Binge eating Depression › Anxiety Physical Children with obesity can become adults with obesity › Heart disease › Type 2 diabetes › Increased risk of chronic diseases
  5. 5. National School Child Nutrition Physical Lunch Program (WIC) Education (NSLP)• Smaller portion • Most calories • Motivating sizes, more fruits are consumed children to be and vegetables daily in school active in sports (Long)
  6. 6. Clinics Dietitian E x e r c i s e Psychologist PhysiologistSupport Nutritional Physical Therapy toGroups advise exercise overcomeParents Meal conditions mental andinfluence planning emotional throughout the issues day
  7. 7. Many factors contributeto childhood obesity.Parents or guardians arethe first step in helpingchildren.Maintain a healthylifestyle for child is thekey.
  8. 8. • Obesity in children and teens. (2011, March). Retrieved from http://www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/obesity_in_children_and_teens• Preventing childhood obesity: Tips for parents. (2007, February). Retrieved from http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/nutrition/resources/obparnts.htm• Lawton, R (2006) Childhood Obesity.JPE Retrieved February, 15, 2012 from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Childhood_Obesity.JPG• New food pyramid, gtmo.jpg Retrieved February, 15, 2012 from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:New_food_pyramid,_gtmo.jpg

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