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Current Issues in Nutrition Current Issues in Nutrition PH 116 Lecture February 22, 2010 Sally Bullock, MPH Mariah Lafleur, MPH Oakland, CA
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National consulting firm specializing in  evaluation, research, policy analysis,  strategic planning and program  development Expertise in nutrition, physical activity  and obesity/chronic disease  prevention
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Overview Overview Background/Fact or Fiction Game Schools Neighborhoods and Communities Food Advertising and Marketing Summary Q & A
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 “  “ Fact or Fiction” Fact or Fiction” The rules are simple:  When I say, “Fact or  Fiction?”  If it is a Fact  stand up If it is Fiction  sit down
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Today, 1/3 of all Americans get  nearly half of their calories from  junk food Fact  or   Fiction?
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FACT– STAND UP! FACT– STAND UP!
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Exactly 81% of children DO NOT  meet the Dietary Guidelines Fact  or   Fiction?
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FICTION—SIT DOWN! FICTION—SIT DOWN! Only 1-2% of children  are meeting the  dietary guidelines–  that means  98-99% of  children DO NOT   meet the guidelines!
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Food group Grains 6 ounces (with ½  whole grains Fruits 1.5 cups Vegetables 2.5 cups Milk 3 cups 5 oz Recommendation s* *12 year old boy
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Today for the first time, there are  almost as many overweight children  as there are overweight adults Fact  or   Fiction?
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16% 65% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Children and Adolescents Adults Percent FICTION—SIT DOWN! There are over 4 times as many  overweight adults as there are  overweight children
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The solution to the crisis of poor  nutrition and physical inactivity  rests solely upon individuals  taking better care of  themselves. Fact  or   Fiction ?
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Fiction-Sit Down! Fiction-Sit Down! “It is unreasonable to expect that  people will change their behavior  easily when so many forces in the  social, cultural and physical  environment conspire against  such change.” -Institute of Medicine (IOM)
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What shapes what people  What shapes what people  eat? eat?
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Genetics? Sociodemographic factors? Biologic factors? Economics? Environment? Personal choices? Politics? Taste preferences?
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Media Media Legislation Legislation Developed by: Gail Woodward-Lopez UCB/CWH Framework for Obesity Prevention Transportation Systems Transportation Systems Food Supply System Food Supply System Schools/ Schools/ (Worksites) (Worksites) Healthcare System Healthcare System Community Community Based Services Based Services Environmental Change Institutional Change Home Home The Child Individual Change: Knowledge, Skills, Motivation
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While many, many factors impact  While many, many factors impact  our diets, social and cultural norms  our diets, social and cultural norms 
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2010 for the course PUBLIC HEA 116 taught by Professor Potts during the Spring '09 term at Berkeley.

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