Role of Social and Familial influences on eating habits of the youth

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Role of Social and Familial influences on eating habits of the youth by Mind Map: Role of Social and Familial influences on eating habits of the youth

1. Leads to obesity

2. Weight gain

3. making their food choices based on marketing, not education

4. Pressure of Consumption

4.1. "clean plate rule" makes kids feel obligated to over eat

4.1.1. Eating habits are formed at their parents whim

4.2. Kids want to purchase/eat out at whatever establishment is currently considered 'cool'

4.2.1. fear if they don't cave to pressure they will be rejected

5. What are they eating?

5.1. Larger portions, high nutrient dense foods

5.2. Fast food

5.3. Whatever the 'cool kids' eat

6. What behaviors are they learning?

6.1. Children learn eating habits by observation

6.1.1. If adults around them are overeating, children will overeat too

6.1.1.1. Overeating as a child leads to obesity during critical period for fat cell development

6.1.1.1.1. Child is likely to stay overweight for the rest of their life

6.1.2. associate food with friends, socializing, acceptance

6.1.2.1. Go along with what their friend's are eating

7. Health effects