Childhood Obesity Research Papers

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Aubrey Clegg ENG122 – Step Two, Final Research Paper – Addressing Childhood Obesity Instructor: Quiana McCoy-Taylor October 1, 2012 INTRODUCTION Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled, and today, nearly one in three children in America are either overweight or obese. In African American and Hispanic communities, the rates are even larger as these occurrences are closer to 40%. At the current rate, one in every three children born during or after the year 2000 will contract diabetes or other harmful obesity-related health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and asthma. I wrote this paper to outline the severity of childhood obesity as it relates to the child, family, and…show more content…
Reflect on what was learned from the research. Include the following: * Summarize your research and what you learned. * Discuss any limitations of the research. * Reiterate the importance of studying this subject and comment on implications for future research. * Discuss any limitations of the research and implications for future research. REFERENCES Reference: Parker, L., Spear, M., Holovack, F., and Olson, S., (2011), Legal Stategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention, The National Academies Press Washington, D.C.,, Retrieved from: Birch, L., Parker, L., Burns, A., (2011), Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies, The National Academies Press Washington, D.C.,, Retrieved from: Okie, S., (2005), Joseph Henry Press, Fed Up! Winning the War Against Childhood Obesity, Retrieved from:

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