Innovative solutions to combat the disease
Download
1 / 14

Innovative Solutions to Combat the Disease - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 79 Views
  • Uploaded on

OBESITY:. Innovative Solutions to Combat the Disease. Presented by Amir, Brandon, Justine and Laurel . Presentation Outline:. Background context of our research Causes of Obesity Poverty Emotion and Behaviour Family Influence Adolescence Proposed Solution and Positive Impacts

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Innovative Solutions to Combat the Disease' - oona


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Innovative solutions to combat the disease

OBESITY:

Innovative Solutions to Combat the Disease

Presented by Amir, Brandon, Justine and Laurel


Presentation outline
Presentation Outline:

  • Background context of our research

  • Causes of Obesity

    • Poverty

    • Emotion and Behaviour

    • Family Influence

    • Adolescence

  • Proposed Solution and Positive Impacts

  • Budget


Mississippi the most overweight state in america

Mississippi: The Most Overweight State in America

American dietary lifestyle

Focus: Jackson, Mississippi

Why we chose Obesity?


Problem 1 the paradoxical correlation between poverty and obesity
Problem #1: The paradoxical correlation between poverty and obesity

  • Inverse relationship between energy density of food and their energy cost

  • Estimated that overnutrition will surpass undernutrition as the leading cause of death in low-income communities by 2015

  • Bottom line: obesity is an economic problem


Problem 2 the emotional and neurological relationship to obesity
Problem #2: The emotional and neurological relationship to obesity

  • Neurological dysfunction

    • Serotonin defects can lead to depression, extra appetite and dysfunctions in energy balance

  • Depression influence

    • Depressed individuals are less likely to exercise

  • Emotional overeating

    • Negative emotions lead to overeating


Problem 3 parenting and household influence on obesity rates in children
Problem #3: Parenting and household influence on obesity rates in children

  • Home environment as a major influence

    • Cognitive engagement

    • Availability of low activity outlets

    • Availability of “junk food”

  • Parents as the “role model”

    • Food choices and eating habits

    • Activity choices


Problem 4 childhood obesity and its effects
Problem #4: Childhood Obesity and its effects rates in children

  • Higher percentage of obesity in children than adults

    • 40% of Mississippi children are overweight or obese

    • “Obesity Epidemic” since 1980

  • Childhood obesity is a severe cause of death

    • Increased risk for early development of chronic diseases

  • Correlation between childhood and adult obesity

    • 80% to become obese as an adult


Innovative solution
Innovative Solution rates in children

Phase 1: Building an educational obesity prevention facility in Jackson, Mississippi

  • Headquarters

  • Food Bank

  • Education on exercise and healthy eating

  • Exercise Gym


Innovative solution1
Innovative Solution rates in children

Phase 2: Implementing improved health and physical activity policies into public school system

  • Healthier Vending Machines and Cafeterias

  • Combi-Ovens in School Kitchens

  • Increased number of school Nurses

  • Fitness Testing in Schools


Innovative solution2
Innovative Solution rates in children

Phase 3: Documentary

  • Document efforts over a 1 year period: capture effects of the facility and public school programs on the citizens of Jackson

  • Educate and broadcast on a broader spectrum

  • Raise enough awareness so the government becomes involved and joins us in our mission to eradicate obesity


Solution budget
Solution Budget: rates in children


Thank you for listening
Thank You for Listening rates in children