What is the most efficient means of combating childhood obesity?

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What is the most efficient means of combating childhood obesity? by Mind Map: What is the most efficient means of combating childhood obesity?

1. Programs such as TEENS to educate and use group mentoring

1.1. Groups could encourage and enhance the education program

1.2. Include both physical activity and nutrition education

2. Education in all public and private schools

2.1. Mandates on school lunches for healthier choies

2.2. Offering both breakfast and lunch

2.3. Free and reduced lunch

2.4. Education programs - physical education, health education, nutrition education

3. Bypass surgery for the obese and morbidly obese

3.1. Ethical vs. unethical approach

3.2. Who will be allowed to have surgery and how much weight loss is seen/significant

3.3. Is this the most efficient means but the least preventative?

4. Parental Involvement

4.1. Education parents in order to pass down knowledge to their offspring

4.1.1. Includes physical activity as well as nutritional habits

4.2. Ensuring that parents are providing healthy choices in homes for children

5. Curative measures vs. preventative

5.1. Fixing when obese vs. helping to prevent weight gain

5.2. How to prevent to save money for the future on diseases that arise from obesity

5.3. Is medicine curative?