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Copy of Food Technology- Childhood Obesity

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Scott Bradley

on 22 January 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Food Technology- Childhood Obesity

Food Technology Childhood Obesity Obesity is a serious, chronic medical condition, which is associated with a wide range of devastating and life threatening conditions
Childhood obesity is a serious concern because obese children have a bigger chance of becoming obese adults. Childhood Obesity Obesity Facts The rates of childhood obesity specifically have also been increasing in recent years. After another survey in 2004 it showed that 25% of boys and 23% of girls in NSW are either overweight or obese.
In 2009, the NSW Population Health Survey showed that 52% of the population was classified as overweight or obese. A significantly higher proportion of males (59%) than females (45%) were overweight or obese.
. It has been shown that 50% of obese adolescents continue to be obese as adults. Strategy: The Biggest Loser for Kids Challenge The biggest loser for kids challenge is all about reducing obesity among children through education, motivation and exercise.
The challenge is open to children ages 10-16 and helps them to lose weight, get fit, make new friends and even take home some prizes.
Participants will work out in a boot camp three-four days a week at different locations.
There will be weekly weigh-ins and lessons on how to eat healthy just like the TV show.
Parents will be with the children supporting them through this experience of change. They will also learn how to plan healthy menus for their children and break emotional ties to eating. • Money
• Trainers
• Advertising
• Specialist services-dieticians
• Equipment Resources needed to implement your Strategy Advertising
Council or community problems Discuss Barriers that could interfere with achieving goals Methods used to evaluate the effectiveness of the strategy Losing weight Making new friends Thank you for listening to my presentation :)
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