Addressing Childhood Obesity
Most developed countries are at a critical juncture with the climbing rates of childhood obesity.
Governments at the local and national levels have to be more accountable. How can local authorities allow Krispy Kremes’ and other fast food outlets to open up? Sure it brings in more jobs, but think of the healthcare burden.
The only way to reduce childhood obesity is through involvement of many groups.
Everyone has to come to the party.
• Policy makers
• Peak bodies
We can consider integrating the concept of healthy eating in programs such as:
• Agriculture projects
• School physical activities
• Youth leadership
• Food policy
• Community design
• Free healthcare Apps e.g. Apple A Day RX