Sue Scheff: Teen Obesity and Childhood Obesity
IU2U.org - It’s Up to You….
What a great informational website on child obesity, eating healthy, and learning about how to make healthy changes in your family’s diet.
Live a Healthy Lifestyle by Dr. Oz Mehmet offers great advice on this fantastic website as well as other experts and professionals.
KNOW THE FACTS - Today teens are eating more and participating less in physical activity than the healthy amounts experts recommend.
What are kids eating - Kids’ Food has Excessive Sugar, Fat and Salt - learn more details here: http://iu2u.org/kids_food_trends.php
Effects of Obesity - It’s not just a “weight problem.” Learn the many ways becoming obese at a young age can affect a child now and in the future. Click on the figure below to see the effects of childhood obesity.
It’s Up 2 U!
12.5 million American children are obese. By 2010, this number will increase by 20%. Isn’t it time we make a change? Get on board with the Fit Kids Act today at http://iu2u.org/sign.php
Then, check out the four-week Chiquita Family Challenge complete with menus, daily fitness and activity charts, kid-friendly recipes from Chef Robert Rainford and lifestyle tips from Dr. Oz’s HealthCorps at http://iu2u.org/change_family_habits.php.