Childhood

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  • Created on: 03-04-15 09:26
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  • Difficulties Achieving Good Nutrition
    • Peer Pressure
      • Food In other children's lunch box
      • want to eat the same as friends
      • Uncool to eat healthy food
      • Fatty and sugary foods tempting
    • Media led Fashions
      • drinking coffee to replace meals
      • to be skinny like size 0 models
      • snacking/grazing
      • celebrity faddy diets
    • More Disposable Income
      • can afford fast foods
      • buying more convenience foods
      • More money to buy sweets
      • can afford to eat out
    • Grazing Style of Eating
      • eating unhealthy foods which lack nutrients
      • bad habits
      • skipping breakfast
      • obesity and tooth decay
    • Pressure among girls to be slim
      • media- photo shopped models
      • eating very little
      • low calorie foods = missing nutrients
      • skipping meals
      • increase of smoking and caffeine intake
    • Preferences for high fat/sugar foods/drinks
      • high cholestrol
      • diet related disorders
      • avoiding healthy option- fruit and veg
      • lack nutrients
    • High cost healthy foods
      • fruit and veg for family of 4 is expensive
      • choosing fatty foods because they are cheaper
      • encouraging bad eating habits
    • Advertising
      • encourages consumption of fastfood and convenience
      • big companies can afford to advertise
      • healthy foods are advertised too
    • Example set by parent / siblings
      • eating what their eating
      • learning bad habits
      • Home cooking
    • Busy life/lifestyle
      • healthy foods often take longer to make
      • lack exercise
      • grazing pattern / work pattern
    • Individual choice
      • preference for unhealthy foods
      • lack will power
      • treats
    • Large portion size
      • eating more than want
      • stretches stomach
      • leads to obesity
    • Lack of Knowledge
      • May think eating healthy when eating high salt/fat
      • Don't know 8 tips and hence unbalanced diet

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