203.) Sadly children are having suicidal thoughts because of their weight and how much they are bullied at school. However, many think that the obesity and overweight epidemic is a “problem” that has been overrated and exaggerated.
Obesity is an epidemic and affects millions of people of the nation of the United States every day. This health problem affects everybody not only adults .Obesity has increased in the past decade, particularly people with this problem eat a lot and use poorly devise diets. What causes obesity? What are some of the solutions for this problem? What do you say about a person with a BMI greater than 40%?
Obesity has become a growing epidemic around the world! A very colossal problem here in the untied states of America; What is sad is that it is a disease one has caused due to their own choice of life style. Obesity has caused great dilemma in America. It was known as an adult disease. “Over two thirds of adults are over weight or obese.”(Obesity, Jerry R Ballenttne) these numbers are increasing rapidly.
In some states, obesity is found in nearly forty percent of children” (“Obesity-Related Diseases” 3). Children have gotten in the path of obesity and have been affected by it. On top of that, our adults have been playing a key role in obesity and have been affected as well, “more than a third of American adults and nearly one in five are now obese” (Brody 1). The question is asked, why are Americans becoming so obese? There are many reasons for obesity.
There are many serious health issues in our society. Today, obesity is one of the most popular diseases in America. Being overweight is usually a warning sign that people could be on their way to becoming obesity. According to Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention report that the most recent national data shows more than 35 percentage of US adult population was obese in 2009–2010. Overall, adults aged 60 and over were more likely to be obese than younger adults.
People are considered to be overweight if their body-mass index (BMI) is between 25 and 29.9 and obese if their BMI is higher than 30 (Reinberg). In the past, obesity was typically only an issue in high-income areas; however, it is now one of the fastest growing health issues in America. According to the Center for Disease Control, 27 percent of American adults are considered obese, 37 percent overweight, and 18 percent of children are affected by obesity (Serrano). These percents show trends in obesity starting in children and leading into adulthood. Obese children are more likely to become obese adults and develop health problems.
The rise of obesity in the United States has posed health and financial problems for this country that need to be dealt with. It is said that an obesity epidemic is sweeping the country and that the numbers are astronomical. Approximately 31% of all adults and 15% of children, ages 6-19 are obese. Obesity is also severe in a variety of ethnic groups. For example, 50% of non-Hispanic black women are obese.
Obesity is the second leading cause of preventable deaths in the United States, and accounts for approximately 18 percent of all deaths in the country. Obesity has been a major concern of society nowadays. It 's rate has drastically increased in many countries, including America. Obesity affects both sexes and all ages. Obesity has become increasingly common in children and teenagers.
Disease like high blood pressure, heart failure, and even death are common effect of being obese. This is due to the fact obesity weakens the body and allows more serious disease into the body. Also obesity can play a negative role on the mental health of person, by giving them anxiety about their looks. Or by causing them a loss of self-confidences. With these three condition being effected by obesity will cause an induvial to have
This imbalance pushes unwanted weight gain and obesity. There is an abundance of factors that lead to not having energy inequality such as eating habits, emotions, environment, income and genetics. In this essay, I intend to discuss how obesity has been growing in the United States and the health concern to this global epidemic (Caballero, 2007). Researchers have conducted that since 1970 over 30% of Americans were overweight, which remains virtually two-thirds of the United States population. Subsequent research