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The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

the "childhood obesity EPIDEMIC Since 1980, childhood obesity rates have TRIPLED. If the current trend | continues, more than 86% of adults in the United States will be over- weight or obese by the year 2030. But how did we get so big so quickly? lifestyle in 40% OF CHILDREN ARE OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE AMERICAN CHILDREN IS OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE IN HISPANIC AND AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES, in 5 INFANTS DRINK SODA. 50% or OVERWEIGHT CHILDREN REMAIN OVERWEIGHT AS ADULTS. mutrition ONLY 4% OFstates REQUIRE SCHOOLS TO MAKE FRUITS OR VEGETABLES AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS WHENEVER FOOD IS OFFERED. 3 out of 10 ONLY HIGH SCHOOLERS REPORT EATING VEGETABLES EVERY DAY. THE AVERAGETEEN EATS FAST FOOD twice a week 18.4%. Milk ONLY OF STATES REQUIRE SCHOOLS TO MAKE HEALTHY BEVERAGES AVAILABLE WHENEVER BEVERAGES ARE OFFERED. 32.5% OF 64A% OF DISTRICTS DISTRICTS RECEIVED CASH INCENTIVES OR DONATIONS IN RECEIVED A PERCENT OF SOFT DRINK SALES. EXCHANGE FOR SOFT DRINK SALES. HOME GUESTS BALL ON DOY YDS TO GO QTR 2/3 OF HIGH SCHOOLERS DRANK EITHER SODA, SPORTS DRINKS OR OTHER SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES ONE OR MORE TIMES PER DAY. VENDING MACHINES CAN BE FOUND IN... 32.7% OF 0.000 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS 20000 71.3% OF MIDDLE SCHOOLS 89.4% OF HIGH SCHOOLS FOOD SOLD IN SCHOOL VENDING MACHINES IS NOT REQUIRED TO MEET FEDERAL NUTRITION STANDARDS. activity lin4 CHILDREN DOES NOT PARTICIPATE INANY FREE-TIME PHYSICAL www ACTIVITY. CHILDREN SPEND AN AVERAGE OF LESS THAN 7.5 hours 25% A DAY USING ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA OF HIGH SCHOOLERS TAKE DAILY GYM CLASSES 4.5 EACH DAILY HOUR OF TV HOURS ARE SPENT INCREASES WATCHING TV THE PREVALENCE OF BEING OVERWEIGHT 2%. BY consequences Obese children are more likely to have: Fatty liver disease, gallstones, and heartburn High blood pressure cardiovascular disease Joint problems type 2 diabetes high cholesterol * Breathing problems Measuring Obesity and Overweight Body Mass Index (BMI) is used to screen for overweight and obesity in children. Obesity: BMI at or above 95th percentile Overweight: BMI at or above 85th percentile Percentiles are determined by CDC Clinical Growth Charts, which are calculated according to height and weight. Sources: CDC | Mayo Clinic | University of California TrayTalk.or- | 30pro'ect.or | Clinton Foundation USC. Rossier design by francesca greggs & lemonwood design. School of Education the "childhood obesity EPIDEMIC Since 1980, childhood obesity rates have TRIPLED. If the current trend | continues, more than 86% of adults in the United States will be over- weight or obese by the year 2030. But how did we get so big so quickly? lifestyle in 40% OF CHILDREN ARE OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE AMERICAN CHILDREN IS OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE IN HISPANIC AND AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES, in 5 INFANTS DRINK SODA. 50% or OVERWEIGHT CHILDREN REMAIN OVERWEIGHT AS ADULTS. mutrition ONLY 4% OFstates REQUIRE SCHOOLS TO MAKE FRUITS OR VEGETABLES AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS WHENEVER FOOD IS OFFERED. 3 out of 10 ONLY HIGH SCHOOLERS REPORT EATING VEGETABLES EVERY DAY. THE AVERAGETEEN EATS FAST FOOD twice a week 18.4%. Milk ONLY OF STATES REQUIRE SCHOOLS TO MAKE HEALTHY BEVERAGES AVAILABLE WHENEVER BEVERAGES ARE OFFERED. 32.5% OF 64A% OF DISTRICTS DISTRICTS RECEIVED CASH INCENTIVES OR DONATIONS IN RECEIVED A PERCENT OF SOFT DRINK SALES. EXCHANGE FOR SOFT DRINK SALES. HOME GUESTS BALL ON DOY YDS TO GO QTR 2/3 OF HIGH SCHOOLERS DRANK EITHER SODA, SPORTS DRINKS OR OTHER SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES ONE OR MORE TIMES PER DAY. VENDING MACHINES CAN BE FOUND IN... 32.7% OF 0.000 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS 20000 71.3% OF MIDDLE SCHOOLS 89.4% OF HIGH SCHOOLS FOOD SOLD IN SCHOOL VENDING MACHINES IS NOT REQUIRED TO MEET FEDERAL NUTRITION STANDARDS. activity lin4 CHILDREN DOES NOT PARTICIPATE INANY FREE-TIME PHYSICAL www ACTIVITY. CHILDREN SPEND AN AVERAGE OF LESS THAN 7.5 hours 25% A DAY USING ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA OF HIGH SCHOOLERS TAKE DAILY GYM CLASSES 4.5 EACH DAILY HOUR OF TV HOURS ARE SPENT INCREASES WATCHING TV THE PREVALENCE OF BEING OVERWEIGHT 2%. BY consequences Obese children are more likely to have: Fatty liver disease, gallstones, and heartburn High blood pressure cardiovascular disease Joint problems type 2 diabetes high cholesterol * Breathing problems Measuring Obesity and Overweight Body Mass Index (BMI) is used to screen for overweight and obesity in children. Obesity: BMI at or above 95th percentile Overweight: BMI at or above 85th percentile Percentiles are determined by CDC Clinical Growth Charts, which are calculated according to height and weight. Sources: CDC | Mayo Clinic | University of California TrayTalk.or- | 30pro'ect.or | Clinton Foundation USC. Rossier design by francesca greggs & lemonwood design. School of Education

The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

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The Childhood Obesity Epidemic is a graphic featuring statistics sharing lifestyle, nutritional, activity-related and consequential facts relating to children.

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