OCT0BER BLUBBERBUSTERS POLL

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Question:

There is an epidemic of overweight in children and teens, with resulting serious health problems. Below are three proposed solutions. Which do you think is the best solution for the overweight epidemic in children and teens?
                  (vote for one)


  Block access by kids to unhealthy foods. Place a heavy 
    tax on junk food or outlaw junk food sale to kids. Replace 
    vending machine junk food and sodas in schools with healthy foods.

  Require physical education and daily exercise in schools. En- 
    courage fun physical activities and non-competitive sports 
    outside of school.

  Teach kids the health risks of overweight and why kids overeat 
    (boredom, loneliness, depression, stress) and help kids figure out 
    other ways to handle those situations.

  



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Age     Height    Weight (lbs  kgs)   female  male

                                     (1 stone = 14 pounds)
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