After watching the video below, reflect on childhood obesity, and how lack of knowledge and skill, attitudes towards food, socioeconomic environment, and culture can affect eating behaviors.  What responsibilities do key public health stakeholders have, if any?  Based on the case presented in the video, what nutritional and physical activity plans would you recommend?  Be specific – Do not just say the child needs to “eat better.”  As a health educator, what type of prevention activities and detection of chronic disease you are recommending?     

Four years old, 101 pounds

https://youtu.be/wint3Z6y4DI

Based upon the current chapter readings/lectures, personal experiences, worldview, and media/resources provided, you must comment on the specific reflection prompts provided- reflecting on how they relate to the weekly topic(s) and current society.  Posts should be thoughtful, insightful, and 250-500 words.  These posts should add significant substance to the conversation and clearly reference (i.e. cite) information from current chapter readings/lectures (please follow current APA guidelines for your in-text citations and references).

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