Risk factors for obesity in children in #Jamaica Regrann from @heartfoundationja - Did you know obesity in childhood obesity is increasing in
Jamaica and is linked to high blood pressure, type II
diabetes, and low self esteem.
Teach your child the importance of drinking more water
instead of those ‘sweet drinks’. https://www.healthycaribbean.org/wp-
#LessSugarMoreLife#HFJ#HealthyLife#DrinkWaterInstead#healthycaribbean - #regrann
St. Lucia is moving! The St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association was featured on the evening news. A national movement is taking place where constituents are being encouraged to exercise. Signatures for the Call to Action at www.toomuchjunk.org on #childhoodobesity prevention are coming in. #toomuchjunk#EnoughNCDs#saintlucia
Regrann from @apexhealthmedicalcentre - #Repost @who
The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades. If current trends continue, more children and adolescents will be obese than moderately or severely underweight by 2022.
We need effective action to curb obesity! #BeatNCDs - #regrann
The #childhoodobesity prevention volunteer team of Barbados is at @sheraton_mall #barbados garnering signatures for the Call to Action as well as educating Barbadians about the measures which can be put in place to reduce childhood obesity and how much sugar is in the drinks consumed daily. #toomuchjunk#enoughNCDs#beatncds @ncdalliance @diabetesbarbados @hsfbarbados @thebarbadosdiabetesfoundation @barbados_cancer_society
Mr. Andrew Felix, President of the St. Lucia Diabetes Association signed the Call to Action in support of policies to reduce childhood obesity in the region. Do you support the positive actions which will help our children to stay active? Sign the Call to Action at www.toomuchjunk.org #toomuchjunk#enoughncds#caricomwalkthetalkhlm3#saintlucia @hon.allenchastanet