Physical activity, obesity
Obesity cases have been increasing and become a nutritional issue among the children at the age between 2 19 years. Obesity among the Latinos has been an insightful area of study since it has been showing an up-ward trend among the population. There has been a need to reveal the various aspects that have been influencing this trend. Education level, socio-cultural aspect, socio-economic status, housing, transport, malnutrition, physical activities have been identified to be the key contributing factors to an effective health care environment of individuals in the urban areas. This topic gives insights to the Latinos and all other population regarding the need of good diet.
The Latino children have been exposed to junk foods and lack of physical activities that have increased the cases of obesity. The study proposes the introduction of physical activities in the elementary schools that is felt to be helpful in fighting this health condition. This is a two-year proposal that is suggested to implement various strategies among these elementary schools to intervene obesity chances among the students. Outcomes will be measured through comparison of BMI and changes of weight for the students as well as physical observation.
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[...] High dependent on these fast foods may bring unhealthy diets that may cause malnutrition among their children and even obesity cases. Children form the high-income home grounds are highly subjected to junk foods and spent most of their leisure time in media; therefore they do not spend at any single day doing some physical exercise. These are highly exposed to high chances of chronic diseases such as overweight. However, they are advantaged to access quality health services and balanced diet. [...]
[...] The parents from various backgrounds are the key determinant on the diet for their children and support in terms of good health. From their income it can be revealed that a high significant portion goes to their family up keep, as well as creating an effective health care environment for their families. Proposal This is a proposal identifies the solution to the obesity health condition among the Latino children. It reflects the root of obesity for the children in the elementary schools. It outlines the strategies to be adopted, the resources required, financial considerations, time plan and the outcome measures. [...]
[...] Ethnicity among the Latinos is identified in that this population has been revealed to be a minority group including American Indians, Pacific Islander among others. There have been disparities in terms of their health since these minority groups; Latinos included. For instance, has been disproportionate access of health coverage facilities among the Latino children. It indicates that these children have high chances to be uninsured, unlike their counterparts. Accessibility of medical services among the Latinos has been limited due to racial discrimination in America. The CDF (2012 p.2-7) report reveals that by of the uninsured children by ethnicity were the Latinos. [...]
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