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Child Obesity

Presentation by Kurt Hovan and


Emma Spike-Neaman
3 Science
3-21-14
Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled, and today, nearly one in
three children in America are overweight or obese. - PreventObesity.net
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The Science
Hormone Imbalances
Leptin and Eating Habits
Leptin and Losing Weight
Based off Mothers Diet
Genetics
How Big is Child Obesity?
23 Million American children are Overweight or Obese
International Issue
Obesity has Tripled in America
In 2010, 43 million children in the world, under the age of 5, were
overweight and obese
Causes of Child Obesity
Overeating
Energy Imbalance
Syndromes Can Cause Obesity
Cost of Healthy Eating
Less Active Community
The Effects
Medical Problems
Depression
Can Last into Adulthood
Shorter Life
Bad Eating Habits
What is Trending?
Child Obesity dropped by 43%
56% more fats and oils
14% more sugars and sweeteners
7.5 hours on Electronic
Older children still obese
What Can We Do?
Make Healthy Decisions
Exercise an hour a day
Encourage and Help Others
Create A Healthy Diet
Lets Move Foundation
Why Should You Care?
Your child could be obese
Can make you live longer
People Will Die Young
Stronger People Will Be Made
Taxes
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