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Overweight and Obesity among Children. Project Overview. Fatin Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bintang Alam. Obesity once associated only with adults is now affecting children! Recently, cases of childhood obesity have increased significantly - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • FatinSekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bintang Alam

    Project Overview

  • Obesity once associated only with adults is now affecting children!Recently, cases of childhood obesity have increased significantlyAn estimated 17.6 million children under five are overweight worldwide (WHO, 2003).

  • How do I plan a healthy and nutritious balanced diet?How do I prevent and control obesity in my school community?

  • Form groups of fiveStudy about obesity and BMI calculation in detail Conduct a survey of 15 Form 2 students Prepare a survey sheet to collect dataHeight and weight measurements Food consumption for 3 consecutive daysDaily routine and family historyCalculate the Body Mass Index (BMI)Analyse the data and relate it to the factors leading to obesityPropose a balanced diet for the sample studentsDevise strategies to control and prevent obesity

  • Share your study through wiki to the school communityMake flyers to promote awareness on ways to prevent and control obesity

  • http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,476417-1,00.htmlwww.agnews.tamu.edu/dailynews/stories/HEAL/Feb1004a.htm



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