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    • 1. What Does Childhood Obesity Mean for You???
    • 2.  
    • 3. About us...
      • Ellen van der Wee
      • Emma Edwards
      • Karina Vizor  
      • Ross Videna
      • Jenny Um
    • 4. Objectives
      • Target schools, particularly Kaurilands Primary, to promote physical activity
      • Implement meeting night(s) to educate parents, teachers and caregivers about ways of stopping childhood obesity through physical activity in and outside of school
    • 5.
      • “ Lunchtime Funtime” to encourage children to get involved in physical activity at least 30 mins a day
      • Improve food choices at tuck shops
    • 6. Relevance
      • Commitment to te Tiriti O Waitangi/ the Treaty of Waitangi
      • Promoting equality amongst Maori
      • According to the 2002 National Children’s Nutrition Survey:
        • Childhood obesity is more of a problem for Maori AND Pacifica
        • Suggests inequalities appearing in health protection standards
        • (Littlies, 2004)
    • 7. Background
      • Condition that affects the health of children
      • Increasing problem for New Zealand society
      • According to TVNZ (n.d.), genetic and environmental factors both contribute to obesity occurring in children
    • 8.
      • 31% of children in New Zealand aged between 5-14 are considered overweight and obese (TVNZ, n.d.)
      • Cultural variation
        • 2002 National Children’s Nutrition Survey (Littlies, 2004)
        • Childhood obesity varies in between cultures
        • Childhood obesity is more of a problem for Maori AND Pacifica
    • 9. Causes
    • 10. Other Causes
      • Society
        • Living environment
        • Socio-economic status = money available to eat well
    • 11.
      • Emotional well-being
        • Relationship with Maori health models
        • Spiritual aspect of well-being
        • Those that exercise live longer?
        • Those that participate in religious groups have better mental health?
    • 12.
      • Politics
        • “ Hot topic” in media?
        • Who is at fault?
        • Available legislation
          • Laws on junk food in canteens?
          • School regulation?
        • ...
    • 13. Consequences
      • According to the Child Health Research Foundation, obesity can lead to many lifestyle changes for children such as:
        • Metabolic syndrome
        • Type II diabetes
        • Obstructive sleep apnea
        • Coronary artery disease
        • ( Vickers, Ikenasio & Breier, 2001)
    • 14.
        • CHILDHOOD
        • OBESITY
        • =
        • PREDICTOR FOR
        • OBESITY IN
        • ADULT LIFE
    • 15. Reducing Health Risks
      • Eat 5+ fruit and vegetables a day
      • Do at least 30mins of physical activity a day
      • Avoid junk foods and sweets
      • Only eat when hungry
    • 16. Evolution Continues… (Lay, 2004)
    • 17. Parenting Role
      • Caregivers
      • Providers
        • Shelter
        • Food
        • Education
        • Emotional support
    • 18. So Can I have a Role in Preventing it?
      • Yes! Now you understand the condition!
      • Your understanding helps
      • Factors that parents can influence include:
        • Environment,
        • Eating habits, etc.
      • School canteen regulations
        • Support change and improvement
        • Enforce
    • 19. References
      • Lay, C. (2004). Evolution [Image]. Retrieved May 31, 2008, from http://www.evolutionminute.com/humor/6-Cartoon_evo_obesity.gif
      • Littlies. (2004). Obesity. Retrieved April 29, 2008, from http://www.littlies.co.nz/page.asp?id=360 .
      • TVNZ. (n.d.). Obesity in children . Retrieved April 29, 2008, from http://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411307/776687 .
      • Vickers, M.H., Ikenasio, B.A., & Breier, B.H. (2001). IGF-I Treatment Reduces Hyperphagia, Obesity, and Hypertension in Metabolic Disorders Induced by Fetal Programming. Endocrinology , 142 (9), 3964-3973. database. Retrieved May 31, 2008, from http://endo.endojournals.org/cgi/content/full/142/9/3964 .
    • 20.  

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