Discussion 8: Basic Nutrition and Healthy Eating
This is the longest TedTalk I will have you watch. But, I promise it is well worth it and will be the favorite one for many of you. As long as I have taught this course I have shown this video and it frightens me each semester. After viewing the video, respond thoughtfully to the discussion prompt.
Besides added sugar, discuss some of the risk factors for childhood obesity (you may have to do some research on the topic). What are some of the physical, social and emotional complications of childhood obesity? What are the best ways to prevent childhood obesity?