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Arguments Against Childhood Obesity

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Childhood Obesity
Childhood obesity is a huge problem around the world. Not just children obesity is the problem but also obesity in adults is the issue. Organizations and companies have been started to help fight against childhood obesity, and also to teach parents how to live a healthier life with their kids. Schools have also joined to fight against this issue that affect many kids around the world. Michelle Obama and Beyonce have got together to fight against this cause also. Beyonce made a song called (move your body) to implement exercise for kids in schools. Michelle Obama created a program called (let’s move) created for schools to have healthier kids. together they got with schools in the united States to make healthy meal plans with balanced food and nutrients for children. At schools kids receive free breakfast, lunch, and if they stay after school they receive a afternoon snack.

Childhood Obesity is a condition where the child is overweight for his or her weight and height. Overweight is defined for having an excess of body …show more content…

The grains portions should include 1 slice of of bread, ½ cup of cooked rice or pasta, ½ cup for cooked cereal, 1 ounce of ready to eat cereal. Portions with vegetables should include ½ of chopped raw or cooked vegetables, 1 cup of raw leafy vegetables. Fruits should have at least 1 piece of fruit or melon watch, ¾ cups of fruit juice, ½ cup of canned fruits, ¼ cup of dried fruit. Milk portions are composed of 1 of low fat or fat free milk and yogurt. 2 ounces of cheese. Meat portions should include 2-3 ounces of cooked lean meat, poultry or fish, ½ cup of dry beans or one egg counts as 1 ounce of lean meat, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter counts as one ounce of meat. For fats and sweets parents should watch out and provide limited

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