The Fight Against Childhood Obesity in America
Basic Question about Childhood Obesity: <ul><li>How are obesity and overweight determined in a child? </li></ul>
^BMI is calculated using a child’s age, height, weight and gender
Child’s weight status: determined using an age and sex specific percentile for BMI Obese:  BMI at or above the 95th percen...
<ul><li>Pre-diabetes and Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Hypertension </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperli...
Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. 2000 Obesity Trends* BRFSS,   1990, 2000, 2010 (*BMI  ≥ 30, or ab...
Obesity Trends*  1985 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  1986 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  1987 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  1988 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  1989 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  1990 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1991 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 ...
Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1992 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 ...
Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1993 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 ...
Obesity Trends*  1994 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  1995 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  1996 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  1997 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  1998 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  1999 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  2000 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  2001 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) Obesity Tren...
Obesity Trends*  2003 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  2004 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  2005 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  2006 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  2007 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  2008 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  2009 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Obesity Trends*  2010 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4...
Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. 2000 Obesity Trends* BRFSS,   1990, 2000, 2010 (*BMI  ≥ 30, or ab...
<ul><li>17% or 12.5 million children are obese in the United States </li></ul>
Malnutrition Diet -Increased intake of foods high in fat and sugars but are low in minerals and other healthy nutrients -M...
Limited Exercise Why play outside when you can have your character play for you? Estimated 7 hours a day spent just watchi...
Socioeconomic Status It is cheaper to buy nutrient deficient foods as opposed to healthier, nutrient rich foods
So what can we do to help?
<ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul>
More Active Lifestyle 60 minutes a day!
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  1. 1. The Fight Against Childhood Obesity in America
  2. 2. Basic Question about Childhood Obesity: <ul><li>How are obesity and overweight determined in a child? </li></ul>
  3. 3. ^BMI is calculated using a child’s age, height, weight and gender
  4. 4. Child’s weight status: determined using an age and sex specific percentile for BMI Obese: BMI at or above the 95th percentile Overweight: BMI at the 85th and below the 95th percentiles Normal weight: BMI at the 5th and the 85th percentile Underweight: BMI below the 5th percentile
  5. 5. <ul><li>Pre-diabetes and Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Hypertension </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlipidermia </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep apnea </li></ul><ul><li>Bone Conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Gastro-Intestinal Diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Early Puberty </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological Problems </li></ul>Obesity in Children can lead to:
  6. 6. Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. 2000 Obesity Trends* BRFSS, 1990, 2000, 2010 (*BMI ≥ 30, or about 30 lbs. overweight for 5’4” person) 2010 1990 No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
  7. 7. Obesity Trends* 1985 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14%
  8. 8. Obesity Trends* 1986 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14%
  9. 9. Obesity Trends* 1987 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14%
  10. 10. Obesity Trends* 1988 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14%
  11. 11. Obesity Trends* 1989 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14%
  12. 12. Obesity Trends* 1990 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14%
  13. 13. Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1991 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19%
  14. 14. Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1992 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19%
  15. 15. Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1993 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19%
  16. 16. Obesity Trends* 1994 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19%
  17. 17. Obesity Trends* 1995 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19%
  18. 18. Obesity Trends* 1996 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19%
  19. 19. Obesity Trends* 1997 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% ≥20%
  20. 20. Obesity Trends* 1998 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% ≥20%
  21. 21. Obesity Trends* 1999 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% ≥20%
  22. 22. Obesity Trends* 2000 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% ≥20%
  23. 23. Obesity Trends* 2001 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% ≥25%
  24. 24. Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) Obesity Trends* 2002 No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% ≥25%
  25. 25. Obesity Trends* 2003 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% ≥25%
  26. 26. Obesity Trends* 2004 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% ≥25%
  27. 27. Obesity Trends* 2005 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
  28. 28. Obesity Trends* 2006 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
  29. 29. Obesity Trends* 2007 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
  30. 30. Obesity Trends* 2008 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
  31. 31. Obesity Trends* 2009 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
  32. 32. Obesity Trends* 2010 Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person) No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
  33. 33. Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC. 2000 Obesity Trends* BRFSS, 1990, 2000, 2010 (*BMI ≥ 30, or about 30 lbs. overweight for 5’4” person) 2010 1990 No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
  34. 34. <ul><li>17% or 12.5 million children are obese in the United States </li></ul>
  35. 35. Malnutrition Diet -Increased intake of foods high in fat and sugars but are low in minerals and other healthy nutrients -More Convenient
  36. 36. Limited Exercise Why play outside when you can have your character play for you? Estimated 7 hours a day spent just watching television
  37. 37. Socioeconomic Status It is cheaper to buy nutrient deficient foods as opposed to healthier, nutrient rich foods
  38. 38. So what can we do to help?
  39. 39. <ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. More Active Lifestyle 60 minutes a day!

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