Obesity and overweight

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Define Overweight and Obesity
Being overweight or fat is having more body fat than is optimally healthy. Obesity is the state of being grossly fat or overweight.
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Describe methods of measuring the above
BMI calculator, scales
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Identify trends in childhood and adult obesity
Frequent snacking on unhealthy food like crisps, chocolate. More people go to takeaways and get carryouts now
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Give possible reasons for these trends
They cant cook or dont want to cook as they may not have time
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Identify barriers to achieving a healthy weight
Barriers are time, if you are in employment (no time to cook), skills,no physical activity
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Identify and explain health problems associated with being overweight or obese
High blood pressure, can lead to CVD, type 2 diabetes,
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Propose and justify diet and lifestyle recommandations to achieve a healthy weight- adults and kids
have a healthy breakfast, fewer snacks, 30- 60 mins of exercise a day, 3 meals a day, get a pet
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Describe methods of measuring the above

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BMI calculator, scales

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Identify trends in childhood and adult obesity

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Give possible reasons for these trends

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Identify barriers to achieving a healthy weight

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