Obesity Poor Food Choices Can Lead to Obesity BMI = Weight in pounds A BMI of >= to 30 = Obesity Height in total inches Reference: www.images.google. com www.medterms. com
Conditions of Obesity Diabetes High Blood Pressure Stroke Heart Attack Cancer Gallstones Osteoarthritis Sleep Apnea Low Self Esteem Reference: www.medterms. com
Obesity in the United States Reference: JAMA, 2010 www.images.google. com
Statistics for Obesity in Oklahoma 1 of 2 adults is overweight 1 of 5 adults is obese Obesity has increased 148% in the last 20 years Last in the nation for fruit and vegetable consumption Reference: Oklahoma Childhood Obesity Foundation
Children in Oklahoma are at Great Risk! Oklahoma is #10 in the nation for obesity in children 30% of Oklahoma kids are obese 84% of Oklahoma kids eat less than 5 servings of fruit and vegetables per day References: Oklahoma State Department of Human Services www.images.google.com
What Choices Can You Make Today to Ensure a Healthy Future for Yourself ?
School Lunch Options Reference: www.images.google. com
Cafeteria Regular Lunch Line Menu Week 1 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Steak Fingers Spaghetti Ham Tacos Hot Dogs Mashed Potatoes Salad Baked Potatoes Beans French Fries Mixed Vegetables Garlic Bread Salad Salad Fruit Salad Rolls Fruit Crackers Cinnamon Rolls Milk Milk Milk Milk Milk Calories for Each Meal Monday – 707 Tuesday – 812 Wednesday – 647 Thursday – 767 Friday - 602 Reference: Menus taken with permission from Dibble Public School District Dietary Program – Dibble, Ok.
A La Carte Menu – Week 1 Item Calories Popcorn Chicken 560 Pizza Slice 310 Mozarella Sticks(4) 360 Curly Fries 340 Frito Chili Pie 640 Chips 150 Candy Bars 270 Chicken Strips(3) 400 Burritos 350 Crispitos 220 Eggrolls(2) 310 Sports Drink 310 Cookies(2) 260 Reference: Menus taken with permission from Dibble Public School District Dietary Program – Dibble, Ok.
Cafeteria Regular Lunch Line Menu Week 2 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Ham/Cheese Sand Enchiladas Lasagna Chicken Nuggets Hamburgers Chips Salad Salad Mashed Potatoes French Fries Pickles Refried Beans Green Beans Corn Cherry Crisp Fruit Spanish Rice Rolls Rolls Milk Milk Milk Calories for Each Meal Monday – 632 Tuesday – 747 Wednesday – 787 Thursday – 797 Friday - 812 Reference: Menus taken with permission from Dibble Public School District Dietary Program – Dibble, Ok.
A La Carte Menu – Week 2 Item Calories Popcorn Chicken 560 Pizza Slice 310 Mozarella Sticks(4) 360 Curly Fries 340 Frito Chili Pie 640 Chips 150 Candy Bars 270 Chicken Strips(3) 400 Burritos 350 Crispitos 220 Eggrolls(2) 310 Sports Drink 310 Cookies(2) 260 Reference: Menus taken with permission from Dibble Public School District Dietary Program – Dibble, Ok.
Vending Machine Snacks Fruit Flavored Candy Corn Chips Potato Chips DoNuts Fruit Pies Other Pastries Crackers Colas Chocolate Bars Trail Mix Gum Cookies Reference: Vending machine items taken with permission from Dibble Public School District- Dibble, Ok.
Healthy Options What Options are the Healthiest? OR Reference: www.images.google.com
Reference: www.msde.state. md.us/nutrition What could be different at your school to make healthy options more available?
Student Related Health Trivia Removing chocolate milk from the school cafeteria could take off 4-6 pounds of sugar per year from a childs diet. Children who are eating a well balanced diet have less behavioral problems. Early exposure to preservatives, artificial coloring, excessive sugar, and fats can lead to early onset of puberty, ADD, ADHD, and diabetes. About half of all 15 year olds have had some sort of tooth decay (mostly from fizzy drinks). A single packet of salt gives you 2/3 of your recommended daily allowance of sodium. Reference: www.jamieoliver. com/campaigns
What Can YOU do to Bring a Healthier Nutrition Program to Your School? Reference: www.iimages.google. com
Conduct Surveys to Determine Students Opinions About Healthy Food Options Reference: www1.assumptions.edu
Encourage Your Teachers and/or Principal to Create a School Health Team Reference: www.opi.mt. gov /images
Get Your Schools PTA Involved Reference: www.southsideacademy. org
Start a School Garden Reference: www.fas.usda.gov
Write Your Elected Officials Governor Brad Henry Representative Tom Cole Senators James Inhofe and Tom Coburn State Capitol Building 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 212 Oklahoma City, OK 73105 OR www.lunchboxadvocates. org Reference: www.gov.ok.gov www.lunchboxadvocates. org
Conclusion You Can Make a Difference at Your School Reference: www.images.google.com
References Assumption College. Image retrieved on April 21, 2010 from ww1.assumption.edu Doctor P. Bodys Learning Center. Image and resources retrieved on April 17, 2010 www.drpbody.com Dibble Public School District Dietary Program. Dietary menus taken with permission on March 31, 2010. Foreign Agricultural Services. United States Department of Agriculture. Image retrieved on April 21, 2010 from www.fas.usda.gov. Governor Brad Henry. Resources retrieved on April 23, 2010 from www.gov.ok.gov. Healthy Lifestyle Choices. Image retrieved on April 21, 2010 from www.hlconline.org. images.google.com. images.google/zunal.com Journal of the American Medical Association. JAMA, 2010. Resources retrieved on April 10, 2010 from www.jama.ama-assn.org. Jamie Olivers Food Foundation. Retrieved on April 16, 2010 from www.jamieoliver.com/campaigns. Maryland State Department of Education. Image retrieved on April 16, 2010 from www.msde/state/md/us/nutrition.
References continued MedicineNet. Resources retrieved on April 20, 2010 from www.medterms.com. Meriam Webster Online. Resources retrieved on April 10, 2010 from www.meriam- webster.com Montana Office of Public Instruction. Image retrieved on www.opi.mt.gov/images. Oklahoma Childhood Obesity Foundation. Resources retrieved on April 6, 2010 from www.okcof. org. Oklahoma State Department of Human Services. Resources retrieved on April 6, 2010 www.okdhs.org. S4.hubimeg.com/images Sea Level Publishing. Image retrieved on April 20, 2010 from www.sealevelpublishing.com. Southside Academy Education. Image retrieved on April 21, 2010 from www.southsideacademy. org. The Lunch Box-Healthy Tools to Help all Students. Resources retrieved on April 23, 2010 from www.lunchboxadvocates. org.
Sources For Further Reading Center for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov Food and Drug Administration www.fda.gov/Food/LabelingNutrition Fruits and Veggies More Matters www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org Grain Foods Foundation www.gowiththegrain.org Healthier Us www.healthierus.gov Jamie Olivers Food Revolution www.jamieoliver.com/campaigns Oklahoma Childhood Obesity Foundation www.okcof.org Partnership for Food Safety Education www.fightbac.org Produce for Better Health Foundation www.pbhfoundation.org School Food Trust www.schoolfoodtrust.org The Lunch Box-Healthy Tools to Help all Students www.lunchboxadvocates.org United States Department of Agriculture www.mypyramid.gov