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Transcript of Child Obesity
D)Approximately 39% Questions #6: What percentage of overweight children ages 5-10 years already have at least one risk factor for heart disease such as high cholesterol, high insulin or high blood pressure?
A) 10% B) 25%
C) 45% D) 60% Question #2 Complete this sentence: Over the past three decades the childhood obesity rate in America has
D) Stayed the same. Question 5: What percentage of parents of obese children think that their child is normal weight or even underweight?
D) 75% What is obesity? Causes of Obesity Question #3: According to the CDC what is the biggest source of added sugar in kid’s diets?
B) Fast food
C) Sugar sweetened drinks
D) Ice Cream Technology Increased portion size Food served at schools Advertising and Marketing Limited access to healthy foods Insufficient Exercise Consumption of sweetened beverages Genetics Increase of technology Works Cited -An excess proportion of total body fat. -A person's body weight is 20% more than it should be -Measured in Body Mass Index (BMI) BMI 25-29.9 BMI >30 Health Conditions Emotional Factors Medications Sleep Environment 1 of 7 low-income, preschool-aged
children is obese These advertisements influence the food and beverage choices of children ages 2-11 For every 1 hour increase in TV viewing per day, there are higher intakes of sugar-sweetened beverages, fast food, red and processed meat, and overall calories. For each can of a sugar-sweetened beverage a child consumes per day, a child’s likelihood of becoming obese increases by 60% Children and adolescents should
do 60 minutes (1 hour) or more
of physical activity each day! Only 10% of schools offer daily
physical education classes, and
many of those don’t meet the time requirements of weekly exercise. BEING ACTIVE 80% of schools do not meet the USDA standards for fat composition. Question #4: On average what percentage of daily calories for children 2-18 is wasted on empty calories from added sugars and solid fats?
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