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Flashcards in Childhood and adolescent nutriton Deck (17)
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1

Overweight infants have a

10%

2

Obesity in childhood is associated with

obesity in adulthood

3

__% chance of being obese if both parents are obese

80%

4

__% of 6-11 yo ≥95th percentile of weight
– __% of 12-19 yo ≥95th percentile of weight

20%

18%

5

It is difficult to define obesity in children because

they grow at different rates and ages

6

BMI charts used:
overweight range
Obese range

Overweight 85-94th percentile

>=95th percentile = obese

7

Obese kids rated quality of life ____ than healthy kids
• Similar ratings to children with cancer

lower

8

Obesity in childhood can put stress on weight bearing joints

ye

9

Complications of overweight in children

Stress on weight bearing joints
• Hypertension
• Increased LDL cholesterol
• Type 2 Diabetes
*bad happiness ratings

10

Three major factors to overeating are

availability, accessibility, and exposure

11

Food _____ contributes to childhood obesity

marketing

12

It's important to encourage new foods

ye

13

Social and demographic factors that affect activity

attitudes and peers

14

Factors that contribute to obesity in this age group

genetics

increased caloric intake

decreased physical activity

15

Two major interventions for obese children and adolescents are

Education and physical activity

16

Primary care education

risk factor awareness, educate parents, prevention

17

School based lunch programs include

must meet 1/3 nutrient needs and adhere to dietary guidelines