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Causes of Childhood Obesity

1hour 0.1CEUs
$0

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$45 Good Nutrition for Children See Details  

Description

This course will discuss some of the causes of childhood obesity as well as prevention activities, including exercise and appropriate nutritional habits.  

It will also outline the influence of the media on a child's diet and other contributing factors to childhood obesity, such as medical conditions, genetics, and psychological factors.

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Causes of Childhood Obesity

Goal: to understand the causes of childhood obesity and provide tips on how to prevent it

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. Media and Junk Food
  2. Exercise and the Brain
  3. Additional Contributing Factors

 

Learning Objectives

When students have completed this class, they will be able to:

  • Explain the correlation between the Media and the intake of junk food
  • List the ways that exercise increases a healthy mind
  • List contributing factors to childhood obesity

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

Health, Safety & Nutrition

Learning Outcomes

When students have completed this class, they will be able to:

  1. Explain the correlation between the Media and the intake of junk food
  2. List the ways that exercise increases a healthy mind
  3. List contributing factors to childhood obesity
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin