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CHILDHOOD OBESITY

CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Source: http://blog.preventcancer.org/2012/childhood-obesity-infographic/

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CHILDHOOD OBESITY

1/3 of all children and adolescents are overweight obese.
Overweight adolescents have a 70 PERCENT chance of becoming overweight adults
Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years.
INCREASED RISK OF Heart Disease Diabetes Stroke cancer.
2/3 of high school kids consume soda or sports drinks 1+ times a day.
Children 8 to 18 years old spend an average of 3 Hrs. per Day in front of the television.

NEGATIVELY IMPACTS:

LEARNING
Sleep
Self Esteem

SOLUTIONS

Parents and kids should eat more fruits, veggies and whole grains.
Sit down for HEALTHY family meals as often as possible.
EAT BREAKFAST DAILY!
LIMIT THE JUNK!
Love Them Unconditionally and be supportive!
GET MOVING 60 mins DAILY.

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