Childhood Obesity

Pranay Lalloobhai and Danial Lakhani

Eat to Live, Don't Live to Eat (Badabapapa Obesity)

The Problem

  • Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.

  • The percentage of children aged 6–11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2012.

  • Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12–19 years who were obese increased from 5% to nearly 21% over the same period.

  • In 2012, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese.

The Benefits

Implied Benefits (5 Benefits)

  1. People will not become obese

  2. People will have healthy eating choices which would better their human development

  3. Decrease in death toll

  4. Future Generations will be positively influenced by the deeds of our current generation

  5. Educational Facilities as well as Convenience Stores and Restaurants will implement healthy incentives into their combos and meals.

Stated Benefits (3 Benefits)

  1. Everyone will be fit and healthy

  2. The world will be more successful since everyone will be active and participating in advancements instead of sitting in one place their whole life

  3. Propagandistic ventures and newspaper editorials will controversially alter peoples depiction of problems such as childhood obesity and provide solutions for it.