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Childhood Obesity: Defining The Problem. What is Obesity? / Definition / Different Ways to Test for Obesity / Factors Associated with Obesity - Heredity.

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1 Childhood Obesity: Defining The Problem

2 What is Obesity? / Definition / Different Ways to Test for Obesity / Factors Associated with Obesity - Heredity - Physical / Definition / Different Ways to Test for Obesity / Factors Associated with Obesity - Heredity - Physical

3 / What Is A Healthy Weight For Children ?

4 Newborn Newborn

5 3-4 Years Old 3-4 Years Old

6 5-7 Years Old 5-7 Years Old

7 9-10 Years Old 9-10 Years Old

8 13-14 Years Old Years Old

9 16-18 Years Old Years Old

10 At What Age Does Obesity Become A Concern? / There is no true answer / “ Life long effects on an individuals pattern of genetic expression and therefore on the tendency to develop obesity and certain diseases.” / There is no true answer / “ Life long effects on an individuals pattern of genetic expression and therefore on the tendency to develop obesity and certain diseases.”

11 Is a Plump Infant Ever Obese? Is a Plump Infant Ever Obese? / Gaining weight begins early (even in the womb) / In fact, babies with the highest body mass index or those who gained the most weight during their first two years were more prone to be obese at every stage of their lives -- child to adult -- than those of a normal weight. /G/Gaining weight begins early (even in the womb) /I/In fact, babies with the highest body mass index or those who gained the most weight during their first two years were more prone to be obese at every stage of their lives -- child to adult -- than those of a normal weight.

12 / Your Child May Suffer From Obesity if: / Early size / Early body fat / High birth weight / Having obese parents / Quick growth from ages 1-2 / Watching more than eight hours of TV a week / Getting less than 10.5 hours of sleep at night / Your Child May Suffer From Obesity if: / Early size / Early body fat / High birth weight / Having obese parents / Quick growth from ages 1-2 / Watching more than eight hours of TV a week / Getting less than 10.5 hours of sleep at night

13 When Baby Fat Becomes Obesity / “Baby Fat” becomes obesity when the child’s BMI is in the obesity range / It is easier to prevent obesity than treat obesity / A natural prevention is breast feeding the child / “Baby Fat” becomes obesity when the child’s BMI is in the obesity range / It is easier to prevent obesity than treat obesity / A natural prevention is breast feeding the child

14 Portion Sizes / Portion Vs. Serving -Portion size- what a person chooses to eat -Serving size-standard set by the FDA and the USDA / Portion Vs. Serving -Portion size- what a person chooses to eat -Serving size-standard set by the FDA and the USDA

15 Portion Sizes Cont. / Portion sizes steadily increasing -inducing the obesity epidemic / Higher energy intake / Higher levels of activities / Portion sizes steadily increasing -inducing the obesity epidemic / Higher energy intake / Higher levels of activities

16 Portion Sizes: Then & Now Portion Sizes: Then & Now / 1908-Hershey's Candy Bar.6oz - Now- 1.6, 2.6, 4.0, 7.0, and8.0 oz / 1916-Coca Cola 6.5 oz - Now-8, 12, 20, and 34 oz / 1955-McDonald's French Fry 2.4 oz - Now- Small 2.4oz - Medium 5.3oz - Large 6.3 oz - Supersize 7.1oz / 1908-Hershey's Candy Bar.6oz - Now- 1.6, 2.6, 4.0, 7.0, and8.0 oz / 1916-Coca Cola 6.5 oz - Now-8, 12, 20, and 34 oz / 1955-McDonald's French Fry 2.4 oz - Now- Small 2.4oz - Medium 5.3oz - Large 6.3 oz - Supersize 7.1oz

17 Food Guide Pyramid Food Guide Pyramid / Daily guide for Americans / Providing proper amounts variations of foods that should be eaten on a daily basis / children 2-3 yrs old should eat about 2/3 less of what the FGP states / 2-6 yrs olds need two servings of milk per day / children 4 yrs and older may eat the recommendations of the FGP / Daily guide for Americans / Providing proper amounts variations of foods that should be eaten on a daily basis / children 2-3 yrs old should eat about 2/3 less of what the FGP states / 2-6 yrs olds need two servings of milk per day / children 4 yrs and older may eat the recommendations of the FGP

18 Food Guide Pyramid Food Guide Pyramid

19 Proper Portion Sizes / 1 tsp. of salad dressing = size of a half dollar / 1/2 tap. of oil = one thimble full / Medium baked potato = computer mouse / 1/2 cup of vegetables = bulb part of a standard light bulb / 1 cup of pasta = baseball / 3 oz. of meat = deck of cards / 1oz of cheese = 2 dominoes or your thumb / pancake/ waffle = diameter of a CD / 1 cup of dry cereal = wine glass / 1 oz of chocolate = package of dental floss / 1 tsp. of salad dressing = size of a half dollar / 1/2 tap. of oil = one thimble full / Medium baked potato = computer mouse / 1/2 cup of vegetables = bulb part of a standard light bulb / 1 cup of pasta = baseball / 3 oz. of meat = deck of cards / 1oz of cheese = 2 dominoes or your thumb / pancake/ waffle = diameter of a CD / 1 cup of dry cereal = wine glass / 1 oz of chocolate = package of dental floss

20 Help Control Portions at Home and at Restaurants / Avoid eating in front of TV / Eat breakfast / Pay attention / Enjoy smell and taste / Eat Slowly / Take seconds of Vegetables / Get the small size / Ask for half to be wrapped up / Have salad instead of loaded baked potato / Avoid eating in front of TV / Eat breakfast / Pay attention / Enjoy smell and taste / Eat Slowly / Take seconds of Vegetables / Get the small size / Ask for half to be wrapped up / Have salad instead of loaded baked potato

21 Who Benefits from Obesity Who Benefits from Obesity / Media -Fast Food Industries -115 billion dollar industry -Snack/Junk Food Industries -Soft Drink /M/Media -Fast Food Industries -115 billion dollar industry -Snack/Junk Food Industries -Soft Drink

22 Who Benefits from Obesity / Food that sponsors educational programs that encourage good nutrition and physical activity are: -Dole -Quaker Oats -Tropicana / Food that sponsors educational programs that encourage good nutrition and physical activity are: -Dole -Quaker Oats -Tropicana

23 What can we do to prevent this? / Speak with our children on what foods are healthy and those that are not. / Encourage spending time outside to burn off calories. /S/Speak with our children on what foods are healthy and those that are not. /E/Encourage spending time outside to burn off calories.

24 What can we do to prevent this? / Children's One Step Ahead Program: developed by the Children's Hospital Primary Care Center / Strives to direct children to nutritional plans and physical activity opportunities both at home and the community. / Helps prevent overweight children from progressing to obesity. / In this program 4 different people help adjust to the program. > A Doctor > A Nutritionist > A Social Worker > An Exercise/Physical Activity Coach / Children's One Step Ahead Program: developed by the Children's Hospital Primary Care Center / Strives to direct children to nutritional plans and physical activity opportunities both at home and the community. / Helps prevent overweight children from progressing to obesity. / In this program 4 different people help adjust to the program. > A Doctor > A Nutritionist > A Social Worker > An Exercise/Physical Activity Coach

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