Overweight and Obesity
Outline of health
Why is it a national health priority area?
.15% more people living in outer regional and remote areas are over weight or obese.
.almost 2 in 3 adults are overweight.
.not enough physical activity
.Behavioural and enviromental play a large role causing people to be over weight.
Treatment and prevention
.life style change
.weight loss goals
Local support angencies
Health Promotion strategies related to the NHPA
.choose whole grain foods such as brown rice and whole wheat bread.
.balance of food
.exersize everyday regulary for 30 mins
weigh your self often