Hello this is a Nutrition and Diet Therapy II class (biology ) and this is a discussion post so please read the instructions below. If you use any sources; please list it. and NO PLAGIARISM.
Discussion #2 – Childhood Obesity
Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. Many say the rise is due to poor dietary factors, while others will say its due to the sedentary lifestyle that a large majority of children lead each day. The long-term effects of obesity can be debilitating.
1. What are some of the emotional and physical problems associated with childhood and adolescent obesity?
2. Who do you think is primarily to blame for the childhood obesity crisis in America? Why?
3. If you were placed on a government committee and asked to come up with ONE solution that could potentially reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity in future generations, what would your solution be? Explain why you feel your solution would work by giving 1-2 supporting pieces of evidence.