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Please read my expectations posted at the beginning of each discussion posting. I am looking for evidence of relevant weekly course content learning and not just your opinion. You need to support your ideas with evidence of relevant weekly course content learning per the prereading resources stated at the beginning of each discussion posting. The purpose of our discussion postings is to indicate relevant weekly course content learning. I look forward to seeing evidence of learning in your postings!
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read the article Policy Statement—Children, Adolescents, Obesity, and the Media (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.) and watch the video We’re Not Buying It: Stop Junk Food Marketing to Kids (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
Proper health and nutrition is critical to the growth and development of young children, yet many American children eat in ways that do not meet proper nutrition guidelines. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the media, and its promotion of junk food, is a major culprit in the obesity epidemic.
In your discussion post, address the following:
· Describe an example of how the media participates in promoting unhealthy food choices. (Write one paragraph)
· Explain how these messages influence the nutrition choices that families make for their children. (Write one paragraph)
· What are two reasons a family would choose fast food for their children? (Write one paragraph)
· Summarize potential long-term consequences of these media messages on children’s health. (Write one paragraph)
Make sure you cite some information from the pre-reading resources given at the beginning of the directions to support your ideas. The purpose of our discussion postings is to indicate relevant weekly course content learning in your work.
Here are the APA listings for the resources you should list in your Reference section and cite in the text of your posting:
American Academy of Pediatrics. (2011). Policy statement—children, adolescents, obesity, and the
media. Pediatrics, 128(1), 201–208. doi:10.1542/peds.2011-1066
Prevention Institute. (2011, October 3). We’re not buying it: Stop junk food marketing to kids [Video file].
Retrieved from https://youtu.be/ab9zbqHJ_p4
When you cite these resources above in the text of your work, you cite them as
American Academy of Pediatrics (2011) and Prevention Institute (2011)
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