Childhood Obesity in South Pacific Island Community
For a named South Pacific Island community, summarise data on childhood obesity and comment on the most widely available forms of fast food.
Explain, from a developmental perspective, the hazards of a poor, high-fat diet for children’s development. Discuss the inappropriateness of luring children (or their parents, rather) to purchase such meals, with the special kid’s meal and accompanying toy, and comment on how prevalent this is in the South Pacific Island community. Identify other strategies used by supermarkets and restaurants in this South Pacific Island community use to lure children and their parents into consuming foods that are potential health hazards. If possible, collect some pictures as evidence.