Obesity or Over Weight
What is Obesity?
Obesity is the excessive accumulation of body fat, i.e. more than 25% of ideal body weight in boys and 32% in girls. Worldwide 51% of women, 44% of men and 30% of children are overweight. At least one child in five is obese.
How do you come to know Whether you are Overweight, Obese or Normal Weight?
There is a scale called Body Mass Index (BMI) Which is calculated from height and weight. This differs in male and female and for different age groups. The charts for the calculation can be availed.
Why do you become obese or overweight?
What can you do about it?
If you are not obese, not over weight... Prevent both!
If you are over weight...... Reduce your weight and prevent obesity!
If your are obese... Get ride or it!
How to get rid of Obesity?
Obesity Leads - Diabetes in children, Hypertension in children, Joints problems in children.
Step by Step....
Role of Teachers/School
Role of Parents
Children see their parents as their "Role Models" in life, hence it is of utmost importance to:
Set examples by making healthy food choices and practicing physical activities at home on an ongoing basis.
Explain the values of each food items and activities to children as much as possible.
It does seem strange however that there are campaigns against smoking, drinking and yet obesity which poses as a serious threat to life is brushed under the Carpet. It is not a "Sociable Topic".
That's why we thought of this project "Obesity Prevention At Grassroots Level."
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