Obesity by xiaopangnv

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									               NHPA-
Overview/      -became an NHPA in 2008
Key            -for adults, obesity is defined as having a BMI of over 30 or a waist meansurement of over 89cm in women and 102cm in
               men.
features
               -the causes of obesity are often linked to eating more energy dense foods without undertaking enough physical activity
               -in some cases obesity is caused by metabolic problems rather than behavioural determinants



Why is it an -due to the relationship between obesity and other conditions (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis, kidney disease)
NHPA         -proportion of obese adults has doubles over 20 years
               -by 2025, one in every 3 adults in the world will be obese if current trends continue




Costs            Direct costs                              Indirect Costs                              Intangible costs
Associated
                 -due to the relationship between          -unable to work (reduced income)            -effects on mental health
                 obesity and other conditions              -employing someone to carry out             -sleep disturbances
                 (cardiovascular disease, diabetes,        duties                                      -not being able to exercise/reduced
                 arthritis, kidney disease)                                                            fitness levels
                 -proportion of obese adults has                                                       -lack of energy
                 doubles over 20 years
                 -by 2025, one in every 3 adults in the
                 world will be obese if current trends
                 continue
               NHPA-
Determinants    Biological                           Behavioral                          Social
that act as
risk factors    -obesity is a biological determinant -lack of physical activity          -SES (people with a lower SES are
                for other conditions                 -excessive alcohol consumption      more likely to be obsess)
                -age as metabolism slows with age, -consuming an energy dense            -whether they have a passive or
                it becomes more difficult to                                             active job
                maintain weight                                                          -food security
                -genetic predisposition for obesity                                      -transport
                -hormonal disturbances                                                   -stress
                                                                                         -early life experiences



Health         -Swap it don’t stop it – a federal government program that aims raise awareness of healthy behaviours by showing
Promotion      people how they can achieve significant health gains by making changes in their daily routine
Program
                       -advertising campaign
Relevant to            -website
the NHPA               -12 week program
                       -iPhone app

								
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