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How can a health education class help prevent teen obesity?

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David Escobar
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Nutrition

If the health education class includes topics on good nutrition and exercise, it can certainly help prevent teen obesity.
Good nutrition habits and regular exercise are the best ways to prevent obesity and type ii diabetes.

In brief: Nutrition

If the health education class includes topics on good nutrition and exercise, it can certainly help prevent teen obesity.
Good nutrition habits and regular exercise are the best ways to prevent obesity and type ii diabetes.
David Escobar
David Escobar
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Dr. Gregg Alexander
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Education & support

Learning how to make lifestyle changes & having the support of professionals (even better, maybe peers) is what obesity health education can provide.
Changing habits can be difficult even for the strongest of wills. Learning tricks & tips & having positive role models & support systems can reinforce behavioral change (i.e., diet changes, exercise regimens, approaches to body image & self esteem.).

In brief: Education & support

Learning how to make lifestyle changes & having the support of professionals (even better, maybe peers) is what obesity health education can provide.
Changing habits can be difficult even for the strongest of wills. Learning tricks & tips & having positive role models & support systems can reinforce behavioral change (i.e., diet changes, exercise regimens, approaches to body image & self esteem.).
Dr. Gregg Alexander
Dr. Gregg Alexander
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Health education.

Teens don't always know the errors in their ways.
By teaching teens the value of proper nutrition and regular exercise, we'd hope they'd become motivated to keep themselves healthy.

In brief: Health education.

Teens don't always know the errors in their ways.
By teaching teens the value of proper nutrition and regular exercise, we'd hope they'd become motivated to keep themselves healthy.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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