Overweight and Obesity

Obesity Article

Read the article on obesity, then answer the following questions,  useing Prove It to prove your answers.  Then create a spreadsheet that shows the percentage of children between 6 and 11 that were overweight between 1966/1970 through 2003/2004 (the blue line on the chart at the bottom of the article).

1. What percentage of kids are considered overweight or obese?


2. What is BMI used to estimate?


3. Define Overweight


4. Define Obesity


5. List 8 health problems cause by obesity


6. How can you prevent being overweight or obese?