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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Physical Activities to do: Child Obesity By: Jonie Yang2 Bartlett Facts: 1. Childhood obesity has more than doubled inchildren and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years.2. The percentage of children aged 6 to 11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2010. Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12 to 19 years who were obese increased from 5% to 18% over the same period.3. In 2010, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. 4. One study showed that children who became obese as early as age 2 were more likely to be obese as adults.5. Obese adolescents are more likely to have prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels indicate a high risk for development of diabetes. Parents and caregivers can help prevent childhood obesity by providing healthy meals and snacks, daily physical activity, and nutrition education. Healthy meals and snacks provide nutrition for growing bodies while modeling healthy eating behavior and attitudes. In creased physical activity reduces health risks and helps weight management. Nutrition education helps youngchildren develop an awareness of good nutrition and healthy eating habits for a lifetime. Parents & Caregivers: > Choose a mixture of colors foryour plate.> Eat fruits and vegetables provided.> Switch up the schedule fromsalads on Mondays to TuesdaysHot lunch etc.> Drink milk instead of sweet tea.> Lessen the amount of sugar you eat. Healthy Foods in Schools: Actions to take: > Provide 1-2 hours of physicalactivity including play.> No T.V, for kids under 2 years of age.> Serve fruits or vegetables at everymeal; don't serve fried foods> Provide water , no sweet drinks Affordable foods: Brown riceWhole Wheat PastaWhole Wheat BreadNonfat yogurt
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