Which of these issues you find most troublesome?
1) That a large majority of Americans are in some kind of debt owed to the fact that they spend more than they do, whether credit card purchases, luxury cars or houses they could not afford, but just wanted. 2) The rate of childhood obesity growing substantially over the past 10 years due to lack of control of parents over their children''s diet and activity.
2. The lack of parental control, not only in their eating habits but also their customs and habits (bringing in the # 1, parents have always wanted their children to have more and better than them. to a fault. Examples are at home, where his foundation for life begins … thanks ~ it''s a very important question in this day and age.
Children’s Nutrition (Part 1)
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Handbook of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity (Issues in Clinical Child Psychology)
Within the past two generations alone, child and adolescent obesity has more than doubled for some age groups and tripled for others. Consequently, the extraordinary number of school-age children now being diagnosed with what were once considered adult-onset disorders hypertension, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and related cardio-pulmonary conditions has catapulted pediatric obesity to the fo…
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Fed Up!: Winning the War Against Childhood Obesity
Obesity now ranks second only to smoking as a wholly preventable cause of death. It is a major contributor to heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and depression. Even conservative estimates show that 20 per cent of all children are now considered to be overweight – worldwide there are 22 million kids under five years old that are defined as fat. Eating way too much unhealthy food…
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Food, Inc. lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing how our nation’s food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, thelivelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. Food, Inc. reveals surprising and often shocking truths about what we eat, how it’s produced and who we have become as a nati…