What are the BMI thresholds for each weight status?
<18.0 = underweight
18.0 - 24.9 = healthy weight
25.0 - 29.9 = overweight
30.0 - 39.9 = obese
40.0+ = severely obese
Above which centiles on a growth chart are you clinically
a) Overweight is > 91st centile
b) Obese is > 98th centile
How much physical activity is recommended per day for
a) children over 5
b) children under 5 who can walk?
a) Children < 5 = 1 hr per day
b) Under 5 but walking = 3 hrs of walking per day
Less than how much screen time is recommendended for children?
< 2 hrs
How much fruit and veg is recommended for children each day?
How much of it should be veg?
5 a day
3 portions of veg
What does Z score mean in terms of growth charts?
How many standard deviations above or below normal you are
What reduction in SDs is needed per year to reduce an obese child's chances of CHD?
- 0.10 to - 0.25 SDs
With intervention, how many SDs will an obese child lose per year on average?
- 0.20 to - 0.30 SDs
What is the target weight loss per year for an obese adult?
< 5% of total weight per year
When is bariatric surgery indicated for obese children?
> 3.5 SDs above healthy weight