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Combating Teen Obesity By Cassie Stroman
Causes of Teen Obesity <ul><li>Poor nutrition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is estimated that the average teen drinks 58 gallon...
Health Dangers of Teen Obesity <ul><li>Shorter life expectancy- obesity puts a HUGE strain on the body </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Other Dangers of Teen Obesity <ul><li>Obesity causes financial strain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High cost to treat health prob...
Ways to Eat Healthier <ul><li>Reduce amount of junk food eaten </li></ul><ul><li>Pack your own lunch instead of buying at ...
Ways to Increase Physical Activity <ul><li>Reduce time spent indoors </li></ul><ul><li>Try to spend at least 60 minutes ea...
The Bottom Line Healthy habits make healthy people!
Sources <ul><li>http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/businessadmin/podcasts/glencoe_health/episodes/audio/ItsYourHea...
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  1. 1. Combating Teen Obesity By Cassie Stroman
  2. 2. Causes of Teen Obesity <ul><li>Poor nutrition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is estimated that the average teen drinks 58 gallons of soda every year! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lack of physical activity </li></ul>
  3. 3. Health Dangers of Teen Obesity <ul><li>Shorter life expectancy- obesity puts a HUGE strain on the body </li></ul><ul><li>Type 2 diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Some cancers </li></ul><ul><li>High cholesterol </li></ul>
  4. 4. Other Dangers of Teen Obesity <ul><li>Obesity causes financial strain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High cost to treat health problems stemming from obesity </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Ways to Eat Healthier <ul><li>Reduce amount of junk food eaten </li></ul><ul><li>Pack your own lunch instead of buying at school </li></ul><ul><li>Replace junk foods with healthy alternatives, like vegetables and sometimes sugar free sweets </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ways to Increase Physical Activity <ul><li>Reduce time spent indoors </li></ul><ul><li>Try to spend at least 60 minutes each day in moderate physical activity </li></ul><ul><li>Involve friends in physical activities </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Bottom Line Healthy habits make healthy people!
  8. 8. Sources <ul><li>http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/businessadmin/podcasts/glencoe_health/episodes/audio/ItsYourHealthPodcast_Episode_5_Obesity.mp3 </li></ul><ul><li>Bio-medicine.org </li></ul><ul><li>Nurseweb.villanova.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Blog.nj.com </li></ul><ul><li>Coolrain44.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Businesspundit.com </li></ul>
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