It would be best to make physical education a required school curriculum. A student taking a physical education class will have many benefits. For example, a child taking a physical education class will learn about proper exercising. It would also be wise if the instructors integrated information about healthy eating habits into the curriculum to further increase a child?s knowledge on good dieting. This will help a child develop physically more in strength and endurance which in turn will build healthy bones, muscles, and muscle development.
This is caused from the discrimination that overweight children and adults can face in their life. We want to solve the problem by helping kids and adults each healthier by making healthier lifestyle choices when it comes to eating. We also want to also increase physical activity of children and adolescents. I believe with the proper diet and exercise we can help decrease the obesity issue in this country that has grown so much in the past two decades. These steps are vital to helping prevent childhood obesity and even kids who currently suffer from childhood obesity.
Who is to Blame for Childhood Obesity? Childhood obesity has recently become a major problem not only in the Unites States, but all around the world. No one knows the real reason as to why childhood obesity has recently become a major epidemic, but it has been found that the environment that the children live in plays a factor in the child’s weight status. Not only that but, some people believe that fast food and their million dollar industries is the reasons why so many children are obese. Whereas others have found that it all relies on their parents, that they, the parents, are the reason why their children are the way they are.
Other people blame the physical education systems in schools. Many people believe that physical education is not doing enough to help children and younger generations develop healthier habits. There is no doubt that society needs to change from being unhealthy and overweight to physically active and healthy, but many changes need to be done in society to do so, and making adjustments to physical education must be done. Physical education exists in schools to help students perform physical activity in schools and promote healthy lifestyles. It is extremely important that physical education teachers promote physical activity and healthy diets to young students because they are the ones who will be at risk of developing health issues such as obesity.
After the parents, the community should also do something to help like launching campaigns, blogs and advising people of how to overcome obesity. Conclusion Preventing obesity at an early age is very beneficial to people’s health and self-esteem. Parents can prevent their children from becoming obese later in life more than they know. They need to be role models for their children, and set examples of a good lifestyle. Regulating how much the child eats is important, especially what they’re eating.
The United States needs to do something to change the amount of childhood obesity in the nation. If the government requires children to take classes that require physical activity, abolishes school vending machines, and teaches children about healthy eating, then the amount of children that are obese in the United States will decrease significantly. Obesity is defined as the increase of body fat over time to the point where it can impact health in a negative manner and decrease life expectancy. Since the 1980’s, obesity has increased dramatically in the United States. Children have been greatly impacted in the increase of obesity.
This legislation would also mandate increases in the amount of time children are allowed for physical activity in their school day as a lack of physical activity is a huge risk factor for overweight and obesity. Another thought is to designate a school health coordinator who will be responsible for maintaining and continuing the positive work that this study began. Utilizing the success of this program and others like it in this regards will lead to action on all levels of the social ecological framework. Ultimately, a multilevel examination of determinants and interventions needs to be aimed at preventing child overweight and obesity.
Obesity is becoming a major concern in America. Obesity in youth and adults is steadily rising. With teenage obesity as prevalent as it is, it is imperative that physical education be mandatory. Physical education classes will help improve the physical healthiness across America. It is important for people to learn how to keep themselves in proper physical condition.
Most researchers and doctors agree that exercise and an appropriate nutrition are essential for obesity and a healthy lifestyle. Schools should focus on behavior modification, improved nutrition, and increase physical activities. Childhood obesity will not only affect the children, but it will also affect America.
42 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2013. Obesity is preventable.” It is amazing how many people have this problem. Unhealthy foods will always be dangerous to the human body and the ones that are served everywhere people and families go and get away from them. Obesity and any other disease can lead to many other horrible diseases. It can harm the body and reduce normal body function like a disease, but it can be cured and someone can return to a healthy lifestyle if they have enough determination it all depends on the person what their main goal is if to lose the weight or keep eating how they