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  • Keep Moving Program Health Care Policy Task Force Taylor Brannan, Kellan Latif, Zarar Ahmed, Ben Brown, Jeremy Thompson
  • The Problem
    • Increase in Overweight Americans
    2/3 of US adults are obese or overweight 1/5 of US Children are obese or overweight
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  • The Fix
    • Reform the “Let’s Move Program” that was established by Michelle Obama to include adults and older generations.
    • Community Outreach
    • Awareness
    • Reasonable and Obtainable Goals
  • CDC.GOV
  • The Strengths
    • Healthier People
    • Fewer Heart Problems
    • People live longer  Work Harder  Stimulate the Economy = $
  • The Weaknesses
    • This Costs Money
    • No one likes to be told what to do
    • The President and the First Lady Support the Policy
    • Buying American is expensive
    • These people will live longer… and get old
  • Political Feasibility
    • Constituent Pressure
    • Parents concerned about health
    • Military Readiness
    • Department of Agriculture, Education, Health and Human Services, EPA, FCC and FTC
    • Michelle Obama
    • This is costing us money
    • Obese adults incur $1,429 more medical expenses for healthy adults
    • 147 Billion Dollars of Medical Fees, for
    • FAT ADULTS ONLY
  • Stakeholders
  • In Support
    • American Heart Association
    • Healthy Food Initiatives
    • The President and his Administration
  • Opposition
    • McDonald’s Corporation
    • Frito-Lay’s Corporation
  • Solution
  • Allocate federal and state recourses so programs can be established to increase awareness of overweight and obese persons. By setting reasonable goals and educating adults about the dangers of obesity, we can establish a healthier United States of America
  • KEEP MOVING Keep the United States of America Strong
  • Works Cited
    • Slow Food International . Slow Food. Web. February 21, 2011. www.slowfood.com
    • Food Systems. American Planning Association, 2011. Web. February 21, 2011. http://www.planning.org/nationalcenters/health/food.htm
    • American Heart Association . American Heart Association, June 4, 2010. Web. February 21, 2011. http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG /
    • Frito Lay . Frito Lay, 2011. Web. February 21, 2011. http://www.fritolay.com/index.html
    • McDonald’s.com. McDonald’s, 2010-2011. Web. February 21, 2011. http://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/home.html
    • Government, United States . &quot;White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity | Let's Move | About.&quot; Let's Move . N.p., 1 Jan. 2010. Web. 24 Feb. 2011. <http://www.letsmove.gov/obesitytaskforce.php>.
    • Sweets, Lynn. &quot;Michelle Obama's &quot;Let's Move&quot; obesity campaign program elements - Lynn Sweet.&quot; Chicago Sun-Times Blogs . The Sun Times, 9 Feb. 2010. Web. 22 Feb. 2011. http ://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2010/02/ michelle_obamas_lets_move_camp.html .
  • Keep Moving Program No more fat people!