Child obesity

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Child obesity

  1. 1. Childhood Obesity Presented by Shri Madhwa Yoga Academy. Chennai.
  2. 2. Statistics• Global Epidemic• 58 % obese by 2030• 1/3 rd already obese• 22 million under 18 yrs obese or over weight• 22% Boys obese in 2002( 2 to 15 yrs)• 28% Girls obese in 2002 (2 to 15 yrs)
  3. 3. BMI calculation• For Adults Formula: weight (kg) / [height (m)]2• For children Formula: weight (lb) / [height (in)]2 x 703
  4. 4. Interpretation Adults• Below 18.5 Underweight• 18.5 – 24.9 Normal• 25.0 – 29.9 Overweight• 30.0 and Above Obese Children
  5. 5. Reasons for obesity• Energy imbalance• Dependence on machines• Urbanization• Positive incentive value• Super size syndrome• Cafeteria Diet effect• Snacking
  6. 6. Factors that influence obesity• Parental diet pattern• Elevated socioeconomic pattern• Less opportunity to exercise• Marketing strategies• Media
  7. 7. Health Hazards due to Obesity• Hypertension• Dyslipidemia (for example, high LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, or high levels of triglycerides)• Type 2 diabetes• Coronary heart disease• Stroke• Gallbladder disease• Osteoarthritis• Sleep apnea and respiratory problems• Some cancers (endometrial, breast, and colon)
  8. 8. Management of obesity• Walking / Gardening• Public transport• Cycling / Stair climbing• Yogasanas for at least 15 minutes• Parental influence• Cutback of TV, video etc
  9. 9. Thanking You Parents, Teachers and Management V. Satyanarayan… The Yoga Guru

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