Don't Weight on Change

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Northern Kentucky University
"The issues of childhood obesity for kids in poverty Childhood obesity is an issue that can lead to many life threating diseases to children as the enter young adult hood such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Children who are in poverty have increased chances of becoming obese due to many economic factors. The focus of this research is to develop a set of solutions that will work towards decreasing the growing rate of childhood obesity. Through the use of many different research articles there are three main focuses that need to be reworked in order to help increase the chance for children in poverty to not become effected by obesity. Food stamps, physical education programs fast food price points and nutritional makeup are three factors that show correlation with childhood obesity. The analysis of this set of research data concludes that there needs to be new proposed solutions to food stamps, physical education, and fast food."
2020 Celebration of Student Research and Creativity presentation
Obesity in children, Poverty