A healthier side of life ppt

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A healthier side of life ppt

  1. 1. A Healthier Side of Life
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Project Citizen – A Civics program to teach students to take an active role by trying to influence public policy in their local community. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Problem : Childhood Obesity <ul><li>Widespread </li></ul><ul><li>Serious Health complications later in life </li></ul><ul><li>National Government and the President and First Lady Obama </li></ul><ul><li>Falls Church City </li></ul>
  4. 4. Alternative Solutions <ul><li>Health Program </li></ul><ul><li>Harmful Cleaning products and pesticides </li></ul><ul><li>Nutritional Value count at the cafeteria </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our Solution & Why it is the best <ul><li>We propose a combination of the following to reduce the problem of childhood obesity: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Revised Health and PE program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nutritional value count in the cafeteria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continue to provide healthy food options (e.g. salad bar) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Action Plan <ul><li>We propose a combination of the following to reduce the problem of childhood obesity: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educate students and faculty: Morning announcements and posters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a specific health program with the help of the PE teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have a nutritional value count by speaking to the Food Service Director, Mr. Richard Kane and the school board </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Conclusion <ul><ul><li>Action must be taken to help future generations of Falls Church City students learn how to lead a healthier side of living: Through education, exercising and eating in moderation. </li></ul></ul>

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