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Childhood Obesity

CHILDHOOD OBESITY



1 in 3

CHILDREN OVER WEIGHT



33% WATCH LESS THAN 3 HOURS OF TV



EAT 50% VEGETABLES



1/3 MEALS FAST FOOD



30% HEALTH COST



SOLUTIONS



PORTIONS 2 TO 5 BIGGER



SNACK GROWN



LESS POP WATER



HEALTHIER CHOICES



INCREASE PLAY



INCREASED RISK OF

Heart Disease

Diabetes

Stroke

Cancer



2/3

of high school

kids consume

soda or sports

drinks 1+

times a day.



Children 8 to 18 years

old spend an average of

3 Hrs. Per Day

in front of the television.



NEGATIVELY IMPACTS

Learning

Sleep Self Esteem



LIMIT THE JUNK!



Love Them

Unconditionally

and be

Supportive!



Sit down

for HEALTHY

family meals

as often as

possible.



GET MOVING!

60 mins. DAILY



Parents and kids should eat more fruits, veggies and whole grains.



EAT BREAKFAST DAILY!



"Americans need to understand that

overweight & obesity are

literally killing us?

-SECRETARY TOMMY G. THOMPSON

Department of Health and Human Services



1/3 of all children

and adolescents

are overweight

or obese.



Overweight

adolescents

have a

70 PERCENT

chance of

becoming

overweight

adults.

Childhood Obesity

shared by RoranStronghammer on Jun 27, 2013 in Food

Childhood Obesity

shared by RoranStronghammer on Jun 27, 2013 in Food

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Children who are obese are likely to be obese as adults. Thus, they are more at risk for adult health problems such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, several types of cancer, and osteoarthrit...
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