Obesity Causes Diseases

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Some researchers claim that more than 300,000 Americans are dying due to obesity every year and the number is rising annually. That is a huge number and it can be fixed a number of ways but some individuals are lazy some can’t lose the weight because of medical reason. Obesity causes disease from diabetes to heart disease and in some cases death. Obesity in children is growing problems to children who are obese have a higher chance to get diabetes or heart failure. The school environment is one of several settings that can influence children’s food choices and eating habits. Schools can ensure that the available food and beverage options are healthy and help young people eat food that meets dietary recommendations for fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and nonfat or low-fat dairy products.
What if I told you obesity in children the age six to eleven has gone from 7 % in 1980 to 18% in 2012. Over that same period of time adolescents age twelve to nineteen went from 5% to nearly 21%. Obesity is a problem in this nation and it is on the rise. The things that are being consumed on a daily basis by most people is the reason why this is a problem. Several bursts of exercise that last five minutes or more might be better for preventing childhood obesity than are intermittent physical activity sessions lasting four minutes or less throughout the day. (American Journal of Preventive Medicine)
Adult and childhood obesity have increased substantially in the last 30 years. Currently, 31% of adults and 18% of children are obese, as defined by their body mass index (BMI). The vast majority of obesity represents an imbalance in calories ingested vs. calories expended. Other causes of obesity (metabolic, medicines, and other diseases) are...

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...t a smaller and more healthy nation. What Mayor Bloomberg did in New York City was fantastic. Yes, controlling how much someone drinks is horrible in some people eyes but this is what has to be done if we want a healthier nation. Too many people have died in this country because if obesity and fast food companies like Mc Donald’s and Taco Bell are reasons why the country is the way it is. My mother was obese and put in the hours at the gym and ate right. She is now a lot better and is living a normal life not having to worry about having a high cholesterol or heart disease. My uncle is still over weight and is having a lot of health problems and can’t really lose weight and he’s not trying but as a family we are trying to help him. Obesity is still a growing problem in this nation but with advances in science and people actually dieting this will change over time.
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