Nutrition and Fitness
On this Flyer you are going to learn about Nutrition and Fitness. You are going to learn how to stay healthy by eating right and by exercising. Nutrition is very important because if you don’t eat healthy foods you are at risk of getting diabetes and other diseases. Physical fitness is also very important because if you don't exercise then you are at risk of becoming overweight or obese. When you're overweight or obese it is uncomfortable to do everyday activities and may even cause death.
What Causes Unhealthiness
Processed foods/Fast foods
Parents giving unhealthy foods to children at a young age
Toxic exposure in the foods and drinks we eat
Drinking will intoxicate your body and prevent you from eating well
Can affect your health, activity and lifestyle
Can affect your lungs, health and metabolism
Lack of physical activity
Technology (Video Games, Television, Smart Phones)
Not enough Time
Exercise is Boring
Symptoms that tell you your Unhealty
Hard Time Sleeping
You catch a lot of colds and flu’s
Your lips crack
Your skin is always breaking out
Clothes Feel Tighter
Extra fat around the waist
Who Gets It?
Is this disease or condition genetic? Is it inherited from your family?
Yes obesity can be genetic. Obesity can be directly caused by diseases like Bardet-Biedl syndrome and Prader-Willi syndrome. It is also caused by eating too much
Who is at greatest risk?
People who are at greatest risk of becoming obese are non-hispanic white women and hispanic men.
Where is this disease or condition commonly found? (Specific countries; specific locations, ie:cities, farms, factories, etc.)
Obesity is most common in the U.S.A. because of all the fast food restaurants, fast paced lifestyle and processed foods.
How is it Diagnosed?
Is it fatal? How can you Cure it?
1.70% of Americans are overweight or obese
2.Most people have to do 300 minutes of physical activity a week (moderate intensity) to meet their weight control goals.
3. What you eat affects the risk of you getting heart disease or a stroke. Heart attacks are the #1 killer in American women and men.
4.Over the past 30 years obesity has tripled in children.
5. 1 and 6 children ages 2-19 are obese
6.The CDC (Center For Disease Control) does not list obesity as a cause of death. Instead it list heart disease, which can be caused by Obesity.
7. Exercise builds brain power
8. Fitness gets rid of Stress.
9. Children and teens should get at least 60 minutes of exercise every day
10. Adults 18-65 years old should get at least30 minutes of exercise everyday.
Obesity Rates in 2012
The obesity rates in 2012 were low.
Obesity Rates in 2030
If we keep gaining weight at the rate we do now, the states obesity rates will be higher than 40%.
Use this key for the above pictures to tell how much of each states population is overweight.
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