Real Life Teens - Obesity and Health DVD
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In our looks-obsessed society, lots of people think that being overweight is simply an appearance issue. Obesity issues go way beyond the ones we usually hear about, like diabetes and heart disease. Being overweight can also affect a person's joints, breathing, sleep, mood and energy levels. Being overweight can impact a person's entire quality of life. Hear from Real Teens as they discuss their self image, weight, obesity and health.
The program has a recommended companion title: Eating Disorders
Subjects Covered Include: Why do Teens become overweight; How can Teens avoid being Obese; The health issues surrounding being overweight; How depression & anxiety add to conditions of Obesity; What outside influences can lead to Obesity; Changing attitudes toward body image; Where to turn to if you or a friend needs help; Obesity can change a Teens personal self-esteem; How outside influences such as family life & hurtful teasing can lead to Obesity, depression & other serious issues in a Teens life & happiness