Unit: Loryn Windwehen_Nutrition: Too Much or Too Little? A Global Epidemic
For years, most have been dying of too little nutrition. In many cases, this is still the case, but today more often than not, people are dying due to complications of being overfed - obtaining too much nutrition of the wrong kind. Students will: explore the causes and trends of obesity and starvation by analyzing data and articles, compare these trends between countries, and form a campaign within their school, home, community, and further to promote healthy eating and nutrition education. Skills used: technology, writing across the curriculum, collaboration, and research.
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|Harvard School of Public Health: Obesity||
|US National Library of Medicine: "Obesity: Preventing and Managing the Global Epidemic"||
|Obesity related to Hunger? CBS News Report||
|Obesity-A Global Issue.doc||