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session 1 we can energize our families getting started
Session 1: We Can!™Energize Our Families: Getting Started

Session 1: We Can!™Energize Our Families: Getting Started

Chapter 4 | Parent Program Training

tell us what you think
Tell Us What You Think
  • Evaluation Tool
  • At the start: Tell Us What You Think
  • At the end: Tell Us What You Think Now
  • Full instructions for the Parent Program are in the Leader’s Guide

Helps you find out what parents know about:

  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity
  • Screen time
  • How these behaviors affect weight
overview of session 1
Overview of Session 1
  • Present objectives and overview of the Parent Program
  • Discuss the increase in rate of overweight
  • Explore the important role of parents
  • Discuss healthy food choices & how to increase physical activity
  • Ask parents to share their goals & expectations
we can tip straight from the community
We Can! Tip straight from the community

Make time for open-ended discussions

Encourage parents to share their goals & expectations for developing healthy family habits for eating and physical activity.

Boston Public Health Commission (Boston, MA)We Can! City

overweight a growing problem
Overweight — A Growing Problem
  • 66%of American adults are overweight or obese
  • More than16%of youth are overweight
  • More than15%of youth are at risk of becoming overweight
overweight in children
Overweight in Children

There is an almost80%chance that overweight adolescents will become overweight adults.

paying a heavy price
Paying A Heavy Price

Overweight

serious health problems

at a younger age

shortened lifespan

health consequences
Health Consequences
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Asthma
  • Joint problems
  • Sleep disorders
  • Low self-esteem
  • Poor body image
  • Eating disorders
  • Reduced mobility
  • Reduced activity
  • Isolation
  • Weight issues into adulthood
  • Early death
we can tip straight from the community9
We Can! Tip straight from the community

Help statistics hit home

Share statistics on overweight and obesity from your city or state to drive home the concern and need to take action.

Central District Health Department

(Boise, ID)

We Can! General Community Site

why the increase in the rate of overweight

Chapter 4 | Session 1: Getting Started

Why the Increase in the Rate of Overweight?
  • Attitudes
  • Social influences
  • Medical advice
  • Environmental factors
  • Genetic contributors
reasons for increase in overweight
Reasons for Increase in Overweight
  • Larger portions
  • Eating out more
  • More foods with added sugar
  • More high-fat foods
  • More screen time
  • Less physical activity
calories consumed vs calories burned
Calories Consumed vs. Calories Burned
  • Consuming more calories than burning
  • Energy Balance requires taking in same amount of calories (ENERGY IN) as burning (ENERGY OUT)
parents caregivers are key
Parents & Caregivers Are Key

The Parent Program targets parent/caregivers because:

  • Parents have a major influence on their children’s health
  • The home is a primary source of nutrition for children
  • Parents are the household policymakers about food, activity choices, & screen time
  • Parents can model healthy food choices
  • Parents want more nutrition information
  • Relatively few programs target families and the home environment
the challenges of eating healthier being more physically active
The Challenges of Eating Healthier & Being More Physically Active

Chapter 4 | Session 1: Getting Started

  • Share challenges & solutions
  • Discuss other options:
    • Be a good role model
    • Make gradual dietary changes
    • Plan opportunities for your family to be physically active together
tips to eat well and move more
Tips to Eat Well and Move More
  • Eating Well Tips
  • Drink water before a meal
  • Eat off smaller plates
  • Keep a regular eating
  • schedule
  • Don’t skip breakfast
  • Try a new fruit or vegetable
  • Ask for salad dressing “on
  • the side”
  • Skip buffets

Moving More Tips

  • Walk your children to school
  • Ask your children for help doing
  • active chores around the house
  • Go for a half-hour walk instead
  • of watching TV
  • Park farther from the store and
  • walk
  • Take the stairs instead of the
  • escalator
quick as a flash healthier snacks
Quick as a Flash Healthier Snacks

Chapter 4 | Session 1: Getting Started