Essay about Childhood Obesity

882 Words Dec 1st, 2012 4 Pages
Childhood Obesity
Amye Cook
ENG122: English Composition II
Instructor: Jenna Fussell
December 17, 2012

What is Childhood Obesity?
Childhood obesity is very important in today’s society. Childhood Obesity is when a child have excessive amount of body weight for their age. A child may become over weight because of the amount of food that they may consume into their body. Overweight can be caused because the body may not have enough energy to release the calories. When a child is obesity I think that it’s more of the parents fault. A child can only do and eat what their parent buy and allow them to eat. If you bring junk foods in your home then you are engaging to what the child eats. If you taking him/her to eat out fast food then
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Heart problems, diabetes, stokes, breathing problems, liver disease all these disease will affect a child with obesity problems. So this is what makes it important for a child that is obesity to eat healthy food and exercise.
The source that I used looking up information for childhood obesity was basically all from the Ashford University Library. I also looked at the magazines articles to help with gathering up information. I printed out the Ashford University to go by to help me with APA format. I watch the video to help me change the settings I needed to writ this paper in Microsoft Words. Using different search engine I didn’t do because I wanted to focus on getting correct information for this paper.

References.
Green, G., Riley, C., & Hargrove, B. (2012). PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND CHILDHOOD OBESITY: STRATEGIES AND SOLUTIONS FOR SCHOOLS AND PARENTS. Education, 132(4), 915-920.

Bowman, S. A., Gortmaker, S. L., Ebbeling, C. B., Pereira, M. A., & Ludwig. D. S. (2004). Effects on fast-food consumption on energy intake and diet quality among children in a national household survey. Pediatrics, 11 (1), 112-118.

American Psychological Assoc.).Parents take note: Fighting childhood obesity begins at home. (2002). Better Nutrition, 64(3), 28.

Green, G., Riley, C., & Hargrove, B. (2012). PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND CHILDHOOD OBESITY: STRATEGIES AND SOLUTIONS FOR SCHOOLS AND PARENTS.

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