Obesity is a condition describing excess body weight in the form of fat. (ww2.khou.com)The state of being well above one's normal weight. (www.medterms.com)1611, from Fr. obésité, from Latin. obesitas "fatness, corpulence," from obesus "that has eaten itself fat," pp. of obdere "to eat all over, devour," from ob "over" + edere "eat" (see edible). The adj. obese is attested from 1651. (www.dictionary.com)This slide is important to my presentation because it shows that there are many different meanings to obesity and it could be interoperated in different ways.Shows the different types of definitions of Obesity.How different definitions can result in different perspectives.
Explains the causes of obesity and how it can develop.It shows the reasons why obesity is such a risk and could lead to future problems.There are different causes for children that become obese.Unhealthy Eating.OvereatingLow Self-EsteemDepressionLack of ExerciseMedical Reasons
Obesity had risen drastically over the United States.Kid are more overweight than ever because of their eating habits and lifestyle.Kids are easily attracted to fast food and now depend on it as a form fuel.Convenience is also a major factor because it used by parents rather than cook.
They are high in calories and bad for children to eat.They were created during the depression making them high in fat and calories.Was probably the only meal children had during this time period.School are now trying to make lunches healthy.By decreasing sugary and fried foods.
This slide is showing that the USDA is giving our children condiments as a vegetable choice which is ridiculous because this is what is causing the obesity epidemic in the US.This is bad because it has a ridiculous amount of sodium and chemicals that your body does not need.This is a joke that it is considered a vegetable.
Physical education in schools in the U.S are slowly diminishing causing the obesity rate to increase.The requirements are that a child should do at least 150 minutes of physical education.Daily physical education is not required.Illinois is the only state that requires physical education.This slide is important to my presentation because it shows the effects of obesity because of lack of exercise.Shows the requirements of schools for exercise.Shows that it can greatly impact a child healthy because not enough exercise is done.
Obesity can greatly impact a child's health and possibly make it worse if the continue to be obese.For example it can create high cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Sleep Apnea.This slide is very important to my slide because it shows the risk it could create to a child’s health if they are obese.Shows the possible diseases.Shows what the out come could result in.
This slide is relevant to my topic because it shows the numerous types of diseases that could occur if obesity goes untreated.If obesity goes untreated especially in children they could have serious illnesses and possibly be closer to death if they stay obese.Lymph edema enlargement of appendages due to infection. Sleep Apnea which can cause you to stop breathing when your asleep. Metabolic Syndrome increased blood pressure and insulin levels.
Obesity is the number one cause of death in America because it causes harmful diseases.For example, heart disease is the cause for most of the deaths in the U.S because it occurs from clogged arteries due to Obesity.This slide is important because it shows the Obesity kills and that if it is not stopped it will continue to take the lives of our population and eventually the lives of our children.
Being obese can cause many health risk that could impact a child’s life and also their future. There are numerous studies underway now that suggest many other disorders may be related to obesity. (medicinenet.com)Can lower your immune system.Also can decrease your life.With obesity come many risk factors death, illnesses and other medical problems.
Is fast food the cause of obesity or is it just poor parenting.Studies show that unplanned family meals are the cause of childhood obesity.Parents should create meal times so that the children could stick to a healthy family meal.What parents eat the children are likely to do the same.
Fast food advertising might also be a reason why obesity has increased.Companies have been trying to reduce the impact on fast food for children.Children have been using fast food as a staple for daily diet and has caused them to become obese.
This slide is a very powerful slide because it represents the good image fast food restaurants portray to children.These images may seem happy and charming but no one really knows they are up to no good until it is to late to stop.Fast food chains create characters to draw in children.But the food they serve is very harmful to a child body and could harm them with time if this is all they consume.
These snacks maybe low in calories but they still are made of the unhealthy junk and other processed food is made out of.All they are doing is creating false hopes and lies to a consumer.This is true because they are only made of preservatives and dyes.
If you reduce snacking you could possibly reduce obesity.Snacking should be limited and carefully watched by parents.Obesity can come from many different directions.Over snacking can be very harmful to your health because most snacks are processed and loaded with sodium and dyes.
This slide contains research done showing how obesity has greatly increased throughout the years.This slide has to components to my presentation.One shows the ridiculous increase and obesity.The other shows how younger children were getting more obese as the time progressed.
This slide is valuable because it shows what the government issues out explaining what normal is.Shows that obesity can occur if you do not follow these requirements.
This slide is important because this chart represents how a boy should start gaining weight depending on the height and age.
This chart has relevance to my topic because it shows a growth chart which shows how a girl should fall underneath these guidelines.
This slide shows that our obesity epidemic is famous enough that it has its own TV show.Jamie Oliver is a man from England that changed the school lunches in England dramatically by incorporating fresh and delicious food to the students.He did this so that they will stop eating the tasteless and unhealthy fatty foods they served the children.Now he has come to the United States to hopefully do the same.
Obesity has been trying to be reduced by the government and parents as well.Many changes have been done in order to reduce obesity.Advertisements are trying to reduce obesity by changing the eating style of children with there advertisements.
This slide explains what a child could do to decrease obesity.Talks about how healthy foods can greatly reduce obesity.Explains that exercise and fitness are a major factor to decrease obesity.
This slide is important because it helps children know when you are full and that you should stop when you’re full.Show that you don’t need to eat everything on the plate.Explain to them that they don’t have to over eat.Explain what foods are good and bad for them.
Planning Meals are helpful in reducing obesity.Create a daily schedule of what you will eat.Incorporate exercise.Add time for snacking.It can help develop a routine making it easier to do the more you do it.Planning your meals a head of time can be fun and a routine you can have with your child.Not only is it fun but it is also easy and it helps build bonds.
This slide is important because it shows the class what they could teach other to reduce obesity.It explains to avoid eating bad and that eating right could reduce obesity.It shows that family meals are a better choice rather then to go out to eat.
This slide explains activities children can join or do to reduce obesity.Exercising can help a child greatly in order to reduce obesity.Also joining a sport can greatly reduce the chance of reducing obesity.Limiting snacking can also reduce the chance of obesity.Planned Meals are good to reduce obesity.
These statistics are used to show what is occurring in the U.S with Obesity.Show percentages of children and the risks.Gives facts about how it has escalated.
Continuation of last slide.Shows more statistics explaining the obesity epidemic.Talks about health risks increasing.
Overview of Presentation<br />PowerPoint<br />Explanation of Application Component<br />Class Activity<br />
Thesis<br />Obesity in the United States has drastically increased and needs to be stopped now by creating healthy lifestyles for the youth of our nation in order to prevent health risks for future generations.<br />
Personal Relevance<br />I think that childhood obesity has gone out of hand and should be settled by explaining to children what a health lifestyle in depth is and how it can be used.<br />There should also be shown various activities they could use to keep them in healthy shape.<br />
Relevance of Topic<br />People should care about the future of others and with out our help we will have none if obesity isn’t stopped and shown that it can greatly impact one’s health.<br />
What is “Normal”<br />The government issued growth charts to doctors showing what a “normal” kid for their age should weigh and how tall they are.<br />These numbers are based on averages of children’s weight and height around the country.<br />If you are over the weight the chart say you are at risk of being overweight. <br />
Where They Should Be. (Boys)<br />This is they way a normal boy should naturally gain weight as they grow up.<br />http://www.chartsgraphsdiagrams.com/HealthCharts.html<br />
Where They Should Be. (Girls)<br />This is they way a normal girl should naturally gain weight as they grow up.<br />http://www.chartsgraphsdiagrams.com/HealthCharts.html<br />
Healthy Lifestyles<br />There are many different ways you can create a healthy lifestyle for children that they could follow.<br />Good nutrition can help lower obesity and promote a healthy lifestyle.<br />Exercise and fitness can be incorporated into a child’s health making the risk of obesity low.<br />
Be a Role Model.<br /><ul><li>Stop when you’re full.
"This is delicious, but I'm full, so I'm going to stop eating.”
Showing them you’re full might prevent overeating.
Healthy Diets<br />There are many ways children can avoid obesity by just eating right.<br />The can avoid junk food such as fast-food, fried food, pastries, and sodas.<br />Family meals are better for children because they are more open in trying new foods.<br />Eating more leafy greens and fruits are a good replacement snack. <br />
Activities that Reduce Obesity<br />There are different ways to reduce obesity.<br />Exercise.<br />Join a sport.<br />Dance.<br />Stay Active.<br />Go out and play.<br />
Statistics<br />Obese children have 70 percent chances of remaining obese even in their adulthood.<br />The rate of childhood obesity has tripled in the last 30 years. <br />The prevalence of obesity among children belonging to the age group of 6-11 years has raised from 6.5 percent in 1980 to 19.6 percent, in the year 2008. <br />In adolescents belonging to the age group 12-19 years, the prevalence has raised from 5.0 percent to 18.1 percent.<br />
Statistics Continued<br />70 percent obese youth belonging to the age group of 5-17 years has at least one risk factor of heart disease.<br />Heart diseases, Stroke, Type 2 Diabetes, Breast Cancer, Sleep apnea, Bone and Joint Problems, Mental disorder like Depression and poor self esteem are couple of the risk factors associated with childhood obesity.<br />The United States government declared Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes as national epidemic last year.<br />
Conclusion<br />I have learned many new things about how obesity has greatly impacted our nation. It has also enriched me with facts I have never known about obesity. Obesity is a growing epidemic and if it is not stopped now there will be no future for us. Please help us put an end to it and encourage others to eat healthy and stay active.<br />
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