TEEN TALK ADOLESCENT OBESITY - HOW THE BLAME GAME IS PLAYED
Released on = May 25, 2007, 11:16 am
Press Release Author = CoMatrix Media
Industry = Media
Press Release Summary = The prevalence of weight issues among the tweenage generation has prompted debates between schools, parents, food giants and kids.
Press Release Body = Delray Beach, Fla., May 30, 2007- The prevalence of weight issues among the tweenage generation has prompted debates between schools, parents, food giants and kids. The blame game is often played while our youth continue to tip the scales. This hot topic of Adolescent Obesity is the subject for the current episode of Teen Talk, an online video commentary feature hosted by former Nickelodeon hostess Chloe Dolandis. Teen Talk (www.teentalkblog.tv) is a subsidiary of Kidfluence, an up-and-coming television show and Web site for today's youth, tackling topics critical to the development of today's tweenagers, .
"Obesity used to be looked at as only an adult issue, but given the rising statistics of overweight kids, this is a far greater problem than imagined.," said Steve Ruprecht, executive producer of Teen Talk. "By discussing this topic through Teen Talk, we are hoping to reach the masses and all parties responsible. The fact that more kids today are having radical gastric bypass surgery only reinforces the necessity to explore the issue."
In this episode, Dolandis presents the facts, analyzes what parents, schools and kids should be doing and offers a few tips. It's a collaborative effort.
Teen Talk, which caters to today's technology savvy teenagers, is meant to be highly interactive. Dolandis, who has hosted youth programming for media outlets like Nickelodeon exudes a very direct and enthusiastic attitude, she expresses her opinions, shares personal stories and solicits feedback from tweenagers. Viewers are encouraged to send Dolandis e-mail and blog her with their questions and feedback.
Teen Talk Adolescent Obesity is now airing on the Internet via the web sites Kidfluence.tv, YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo Video and mySpace.
Web Site = http://www.teentalkblog.tv
Contact Details = Steve Ruprecht CoMatrix Media 14545 J. Military Trail, #333 Delray Beach FL 33484 FX (561) 496-4767 firstname.lastname@example.org