Health Problem: Nutrition and Weight Status

For this paper, you will find the problem and identify it.

Health Problem: Nutrition and Weight Status

Leading Health Indicator: Reduce the proportion of adults who are obese

You will develop an educational health promotion project addressing the population/culture in your area. It should include:

• Introduction establishes the purpose of the paper and describes why the topic is important to health promotion in the target population in your area.

• Introduction stimulates the reader’s interest.

• Conclusion includes the main ideas from the body of the paper.

• Conclusion includes the major support points from the body of the paper.

b. Relate Topic to Target Population – 25 points/25%

• Describes the topic and target cultural population.

• Includes statistics to support the significance of the topic.

• Explains how the project relates to the selected Healthy People 2020 topic area. • Applies health promotion concepts.

c. Summary of Articles – 25 points/25%

• A minimum of three (3) scholarly articles, from the last 5 years, are used as sources.

• Articles meet the criteria of being from scholarly journals and include health promotion and wellness content.

• At least one article is related to the chosen cultural group.

• Summarizes all key points and findings from the articles.

• Includes statistics to support the significance of the topic.

• Discusses how information from the articles is used in the Health Promotion Project, including specific examples.

d. Health Promotion Discussion – 25 points/25%

• Describes approaches to educate the target population about the topic.

• The approaches are appropriate for the cultural target population.

• Identifies specific ways to promote lifestyle changes within the target population.

• Applies health promotion strategies.

e. APA Style and Organization – 10 points/10%

• TurnItIn is used prior to submitting a paper for grading.

• Revisions are made based on the TurnItIn originality report.

• References are submitted with assignment.

• Uses current APA format and is free of errors.

• Grammar and mechanics are free of errors.

• Paper is 3-4 pages, excluding title and reference pages.

• Information is organized around required components and flows in a logical sequence.