Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

There is a solution to Childhood Obesity

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I am sure you are aware that Childhood Obesity has become a nationwide epidemic. Here are some statistics for you to consider:

  • 1 in 5 children are obese
  • Obese children average 4-6 hours of TV per day
  • Nearly one-third of U.S. Children aged 4 to 19 eat fast food every day,
  • Only Illinois has a statewide requirement for daily physical education as of January 2007.

While trying out for NBC’s The Biggest Loser I was able to identify that my adult obesity was really rooted in my childhood. Ironically, it was not my activity levels that were the problem when I was young but rather it was the fact that I never learned proper nutrition. This was a result of being transient due to my mother’s mental illness and living in and out of foster care and group homes.

Because of this upbringing I have a real desire to see youth grow up mentally and physically healthy. I also have a desire to help parents make smart decisions about there children’s lives when it comes to health and nutrition. To help me get across this message of proper nutrition and exercise I have teamed up with
JazzyKat, Inc. and JazzyKat Kids to not only tell kids how to get healthy but to show them as well.

The folk at JazzyKat have a passion to reach this and the next generation of children (and their families) to take ownership of their own good health through physical activity and balanced eating. The core target audience is children 18 months – 12 years old, and this age group is engaged with a mobile TrAvEl
GyM™ which consists of child sized exercise equipment and games suited for a child’s physical needs as well as a Healthy Lifestyles nutrition program that provides age appropriate education.

While I have the experience of being overweight from an adult perspective, JazzyKat Inc. are real specialists when it comes to dealing with children. Together I think we make a great team.

Our solution to the obesity epidemic:

Engage parents and children to begin to make healthy choices about nutrition and exercise with real life success stories and solid information.

For more information about what we can bring to your school, business, child care, place of worship or community contact us at Speaking@WinningMan.com or JazzyKat@ameritech.net

Remember,

There’s a Winner Within You!

Comments

11 Responses to “There is a solution to Childhood Obesity”
  1. Abbott says:

    I enjoy your web site! Have you got a myspace or fb page? I’d love to meet up and focus on a pair of things. Appreciate all your work.

  2. Gel Fuel %0B says:

    maintaining a healthy weight can be tricky because it revolves around genetics and some other factors “.”

  3. healthy weight may not be achieved easily if you are very lazy to exercise~;:

  4. more people are becoming obese these days because of too much junk food and too much sugar in snacks and fast foods. .

  5. Jimmy Cruz says:

    here in Philippines, obesity is also becoming a problem. More and more children are getting obese due to a lifestyle that is not fully of physical activities. most kids just wants to watch TV, play computer games and surf the net.

  6. Jamie Apple says:

    Obesity is really an epidemic these days. People have become very lazy and does not want to exercise anymore. I do a lot of jogging and brisk walking everyday just to be fit and healthy.

  7. Kaye Abad says:

    Obesity is a growing health problem these days because people are too lazy to do some extra exercise and they eat too much. i always exercise and do cardio regularly to maintain a healthy weight.

  8. Childhood obesity is a parenting issue. Controlling your child’s diet is the Key.

  9. Bridgette says:

    Obesity and diabetes is a growing problems nowadays. It is caused by todays lifestyle which does not involve lots amount of exercise. Most people are just happy sitting in their office chair and they do not even want to sweat.

  10. Caramoan8 says:

    The only way you can manage obesity is throught Proper Diet and lots of exercise. The human body is designed for work so we should always get some form of physical exercise to stay fit.
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  11. Chris says:

    That is great to hear. I also am becoming more concerned with the weight of our youth and the choices of food they eat. I know that after completing your program and sharing that with my sister she has been able to make the same changes I have. This new education on eating has helped her lose 16 lbs. and help her over weight 6 year old start losing weight. Now her kids can tell you about making healthy choices to eat vs. poor choices to eat. Thanks Pete for not only helping me but helping my sister and her kids.