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Target Audience All Health Care Professionals Educators Parents, and many more.. Objective Discover common ground toward the elimination of childhood obesity in a generation 16 speakers FREE FOOD
Focus on physical activity – less controversy More convenient to be active Studies on physical activity in schools Active study breaks increased academic achievement even with lost class time Stop framing physical activity
Aim: make sitting as socially unacceptable as smoking or drinking and driving http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXijq aIH2NA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXijq aIH2NA
Provide information and tools to parents to make healthy choices for their kids Increase healthy foods in schools Ensure families have access to healthy food Increase opportunity for kids to be active
Differences in bariatric surgeries Procedure most often used? Patients know what they want LA has 17 ads for lap-band surgery in a 4 mile drive
Should milk be recommended to help maintain healthy weight? Promoted for growth, healthy pregnancy, strength, and sports performance “Milk Your Diet. Lose Weight” Evidence: No support for claims that added dairy products facilitate weight loss
Experiments with Food Labeling Pre and post labeling in NYC Consumed MORE calories Controlled experiments with calorie content or exercise required Consumers did not like the exercise labeling Believed consumers don’t fully understand what a “calorie” is
Author of “Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: How to Break Your Eat- Repent-Repeat Cycle” Creator of Am I Hungry? Workshops www.AmIHungry.com Won a book!
What you eat is largely dependent on why you are eating Don’t teach people to use exercise as punishment Never talk about weight management and physical activity in the same session 3 types of eating: Instinctive, Overeating, and Restrictive Find perfect arc in your pendulum
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