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With Overweight Teens, Focus on Healthy Lifestyle When teenagers are overweight, parents and doctors should encourage a healthy lifestyle rather than worry about the number on the bathroom scale, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News)—When teenagers are overweight, parents and doctors should encourage a healthy lifestyle rather than worry about the number on the bathroom scale, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says. One study found that the more often a family ate together, the less likely a teen was to be overweight.

Exercise. Health experts recommend that teens get at least 60 minutes of exercise a day. A new study suggests that if your teen is overweight or obese you should focus on a healthier lifestyle and not specifically on their weight. A new clinical report published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that though obesity is of great concern in the teen population, instigating an eating disorder when you try to manage their weight is an equally important concern.

Here are some tips to help your teen stay at a healthy weight: Focus on the whole family. Slowly work to change your family’s eating habits and activity levels. Don’t focus on a child’s weight.

Be a role model. Parents who eat healthy foods and are physically active set. Transforming your lifestyle, rather than going on a temporary diet, by eating nutritious, whole foods including plenty of fruits and vegetables, lean protein as well as healthy fats from foods like nuts, seeds and coconut oil, along with regular exercise, practicing stress-reduction techniques and getting quality rest, is the best path to achieving and maintaining weight loss – and enjoying a significantly higher. The treatment for obesity is weight loss and lifestyle changes including diet and exercise are recommended first. It can help to see a nutritionist to develop a balanced eating plan that meets the Dietary Guidelines for America.

Focusing on healthy eating as a family can help support your teen without causing them to feel singled out. whether self-imposed or external, leads many teens to participate in unhealthy diet and exercise practices. By accepting their body image and clearly understanding what constitutes healthy behavior (including healthy nutrition and physical activ-ity) they can learn to lead healthier and happier lives. Selected references.

To reverse the obesity epidemic, community efforts should focus on supporting healthy eating and active living in a variety of settings. Learn about different efforts that can be used in early childhood care, hospitals, schools, and food service. Early Care and Education. Exercise along with a balanced diet provides the foundation for a healthy, active life.

This is even more important for children who are obese. One of the most important things parents can do is encourage healthy habits in their children early on in life. It is not too late to start.

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Overweight adolescents may need help in accepting the fact that they may never achieve the thin ideal portrayed in the media, but they may strive toward a leaner and healthier body that is realistic for them.

“Nutrition Through the Life Cycle” by Judith Brown
from Nutrition Through the Life Cycle
by Judith Brown
Cengage Learning, 2007

The problem of being overweight during adolescence is especially difficult to solve until the individual involved makes the independent decision to change lifestyle habits.

“Nutrition & Diet Therapy” by Ruth A. Roth
from Nutrition & Diet Therapy
by Ruth A. Roth
Cengage Learning, 2013

Overweight adolescents, however, are at risk of remaining overweight when they reach adulthood.

“Essential Concepts for Healthy Living” by Sandra Alters, Wendy Schiff
from Essential Concepts for Healthy Living
by Sandra Alters, Wendy Schiff
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2005

Not only is obesity a significant factor in the teen’s self-image, it also constitutes a major threat to their health and leads to pathophysiologic changes in metabolism that predispose the teen to diabetes and cardiovascular disease as well as permanent joint damage.

“Pathophysiology for the Health Professions EBook” by Barbara E. Gould, Ruthanna Dyer
from Pathophysiology for the Health Professions EBook
by Barbara E. Gould, Ruthanna Dyer
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014

Like adults, overweight youth are at risk for coronary heart disease, hypertension, certain cancers, and even type 2 diabetes early in life.

“Jonas and Kovner's Health Care Delivery in the United States, 12th Edition” by James R. Knickman, PhD, Brian Elbel, PhD, MPH
from Jonas and Kovner’s Health Care Delivery in the United States, 12th Edition
by James R. Knickman, PhD, Brian Elbel, PhD, MPH
Springer Publishing Company, 2019

Studies have shown that 70% to 80% of overweight teenagers become overweight adults, with all the health risks and psychological issues that come with weight problems.

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by Deborah B. Proctor, Alexandra Patricia Adams
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013

Because overweight children are likely to become overweight adolescents who in turn become overweight adults, this is a serious and ongoing health concern (Malina et al., 2004).

“Child Development” by Laura E. Levine, Joyce Munsch
from Child Development
by Laura E. Levine, Joyce Munsch
SAGE Publications, 2013

For example, when early adolescent girls are in contact with older adolescents at school, they are more likely to feel overweight, to identify with a thinner ideal shape, to diet, to have friends who are dieting, and to have lower self-esteem.

“Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance” by Thomas F. Cash
from Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance
by Thomas F. Cash
Elsevier Science, 2012

Overweight youth have increased risk for developing hypercholesterolemia, insulin resistance, diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease (Matyka, 2008; Schwartz and Chadha, 2008) (Fig. 26-1).

“Maternal Child Nursing Care” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, David Wilson
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by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier, 2013

Because overweight adolescents tend to become overweight adults, there is a strong belief that late childhood is the time to address unhealthy eating behaviours and optimal patterns of eating and activity.

“Community Health and Wellness: Primary Health Care in Practice” by Anne McMurray, Jill Clendon
from Community Health and Wellness: Primary Health Care in Practice
by Anne McMurray, Jill Clendon
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

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  • OK, so I’ll give this a go and try to update as frequently as possible. I’m a 35 y/o male, currently weight is 120 kg (personal maximum, gone from 90 to 120 kg in the last 4 years because of sedentarism and lots of work) and my height is 1.95 mts. Will try to eat a little healthier also, so….here we go!

    Day 1: Got to 24 minutes, although going easy on some exercises. Heart pumping really fast, OUT OF BREATH, exhausted, but felt nice.

    Day 2: Woke up with my left leg REALLY sore. Tried to do this again, just managed to get to 6 mins before the pain on the leg was too much.

  • i have a major problem (at least i think it is)..i’m not very hungry in the morning..i only drink a cup of milk and go to school, when i have lunch time..i only get a small amount of food…i excercise a maximum of an hour per day..when i get back home (the latest is at 5 pm on mondays and wednesdays/4 pm on other days) i only eat a regular amount of food..later on like at 8 or 9 pm..i eat some bread and a cup of milk..or just cereal..what’s wrong with me! PLEASE HELP!

  • Yesterday I tried this but only made it until 8 minutes. Today I did it again and made it to 15. I know it’s not much, but I’m kinda proud of myself for doing it again and improving a bit. After all it’s about progress, not perfection:’)

    Update: I made it until 30 minutes!! Not gonna lie, at some parts I had to pause the video and march for some seconds to recover my breath, but I finished it. To all the people who made 15, 5 or 3 minutes, that’s amazing and you should be proud. I am overweight and I know it’s not easy to stand up and take the decision to take control of your body, but you all got this. It doesn’t matter if you make until 10 seconds and get tired, just go at your own pace and don’t give up, I believe in you! ❤

  • This is why I never believe doctors who say ”they can’t help it, they are born that way,” yet every single obese person reveals how much they eat, it’s 4 or 5 x what is normal.

  • I like the emphasis on health as opposed to weight loss. Being slim doesn’t always mean being healthy. But the illustrations(overweight person looking like a Hefty bag full of meat as opposed to the other person looking like a twig) seem to go against this advice, and instead might feed on the insecurities that are already too common in society.

  • The teenagers in this video are not so obese that they couldn´t achieve their aims of being slimmer in a reasonable amount of time. They will have to quit their life-style of over-eating anyway, no matter if with an operation or without one. And if they
    don´t stick to a life-long diet after having lost weight, they will get fat again.

  • I went from a good 190-200lbs to 257 over this last year. I completed this video today and let me say the lead guy is the only reason i finished. What a motivator along with the two in the back. I will be doing this work out at least 3-4x a week. Just enough to make you feel it without completely draining you. Thank you!

  • I’m a big fat potato bag�� (yes, my profile picture is a old picture) and I love this workout video! Easy to follow but knocks you out, real people and not models, love it!

  • Day 122.27 minutes completed, only because am running late for work. This workout was amazing and achievable, trust me. With other workouts i wouldn’t have made it to 22.27 minutes, i would have given up. Am really glad i found the channel, know i feel like i can actually lose this weight I’ve been carrying around for years. Thanks to fat.to.goddess on Instagram for the link.

  • That doctor is so full of shit. Obesity is not genetic and telling people they’re “born with it” just gives them a more defeatist attitude about how they got in their situation. ANYBODY can lose weight by consuming fewer calories than their body burns.

  • One suggestion to the parents: reduce and then slowly remove junk foods from the home. No one needs junk food and it shouldn’t be used as a “treat” no matter if the child is healthy or obese.

  • This doesnt work i used to be an overweight teen my parents tried all of this the only thing that works is strictness and some one to push you hard


  • @Iwuzhere321 Those boobs are rock hard and pumped full of with plastic. You can tell because of the Y shape. Try these boobs: (. )(. )

  • I’m 163 Ibs and my goal is 121 Ibs. I started this from today and completed the full session without any break and I’m sweating like crazy!!!! I never sweat this much in my 2 hours of walking. So, I decide that I’ll be doing it everyday until I reach my goal! This is awesome, man!!! ����❤

  • Thank you so much for this. I’ve recently come back to my weight loss journey and all I’ve done in the past is eat healthier. I am in no way an active person but I managed to do this workout with no breaks. I feel so proud of myself. Thank you so much! I’ll definitely be doing these more often

  • So after reading recent comments, I have decided to do this routine. Wish me luck guys and girls! This pandemic made me fat ��. I really want to work this out.

  • @1337l34113r2 You shouldn’t focus on weight, instead focus on the type of food the individual eats and what they should need based on their habitat.

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  • This has been the best exercise for me after struggling with sciatica for a few months. It is actually low impact and doesn’t leave me in agony afterwards, and I’m actually working up a sweat! Thank you for your videos!

  • Hmm idk this whole docu seems like a big fat excuse….yeah some chemicals and haromones make u fat that way u got to consulant ur doctor and all these doesnt mean you dont eat alot.
    Most people think they dont eat alot and consider 1 week as sticking to their diet

    Just count cals and eat whole foods…its not that complicated

  • it’s day three of doing this and i was able to finish it well with some stops and cutting some seconds, but I did it. In few months I’m planning to go SSJ.

  • @HotDogLikers It’s really not that hard if you actually want it. I used to weigh 290 and now I weigh 220. Eat healthier, exercise more; it’s not complicated, it’s not hard. Stop being lazy.

  • @wileib1 i guess it is..but my physical outcome is nothing similar..i think it’s becuase of my slow digestive system or something…waahh!

  • I’m not sure why people have commented so negatively. The documentary is not saying, “BPA is the only reason people are fat” or some weird excuse. It’s just saying this is one of several factors contributing to a large, recent spike in obesity. Of course you’re still in charge of what you eat and how much, of course weight gain is a result of eating more than your metabolism can cope with. It’s just saying there may be additional factors to explain the overall change in population.

  • Exercise should not be used as the only way to lose weight. Calorie intake is key. If you burn 300-500 calories, but overeat by 1000-2000 calories, you can’t lose weight. Also when you eat is a factor. 4-5 small meals is best & never eat before bed. Today’s portion sizes are completely out of whack.

  • can this help build muscle abs and endurance? I’m not overweight but I’m average with excess skin from being overweight years back. I have cataracts so I can’t do all the jumping and sprinting

  • I find it hard to believe that Kaylee wasn’t one of the popular girls lol �� she’s really pretty & outgoing regardless of her size

  • The advertisement right before this video starts was for Pillsbury croissants….
    But it’s actually really hard to get teens to stop being overweight, mostly because it is an outlet for depression and anxiety.

  • 1. You can eat carrots for 3 hours straight and you don’t get fat.
    2. Not eat cause the human body to go into a mode call Survival mode Forcing the body to acquire less food but once that person eat more then there average all that fat in there body will automatically store.