Childhood Obesity

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Childhood Obesity


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is obesity?
    • A. 

      The condition of an excessively high amount of body fat

    • B. 

      An individual's weight being 30% or more above what is considered normal as defined by a standard-accepted height/weight chart.

    • C. 

      The condition of an excessively high amount of fatty tissue in relation to lean body mass

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    1 out of ___ kids are now considered obese.
  • 3. 
    ___________ deaths each year in the United States are associated with obesity.
  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not one of the causes of childhood obesity?
    • A. 

      Heredity

    • B. 

      Children eating too much

    • C. 

      Children not performing in regular excercise or inactivity

    • D. 

      Making food with the use of oils

  • 5. 
    Why are fast food restaurants blamed for childhood obesity?
    • A. 

      They offer foods high in calories and fat

    • B. 

      Many people eat at fast food restaurants

    • C. 

      People that work in fast food restaurants were shown to be more overweight than people who work in business offices, department stores, etc.

    • D. 

      A survey showed that 90% of consumers blamed them for this problem

  • 6. 
    After learning about the basics of childhood obesity, what thoughts do you have in mind?