Why Is Obesity a Growing Problem?

Over 60% of the people in the U.S are obese, obesity ranks second among preventable causes of death. What you eat is what you are. More and more people are becoming obese which is not healthy. People who suffer from obesity are going to face severe chronic illness or stress. A person who is obese is not necessarily overweight but has too much body fat. Many experts use BMI index for an accurate measurement for a body fat. BMI is calculated by a formula that includes a person’s height and weight. One important cause of insulin is obesity. Insulin is supposed to transport blood sugar into the cells of the muscle and fat. Since the year 1980 the obesity rate in the U.S. has changed. In 2000 the obesity rate was 30% percent but in 2013 it became 68%. Obesity could be a disease to some people because it increases the chance of getting high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and even some cancer. The American Medical Association has said “Recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical community tackles this complex issue that affects approximately one in three Americans,” (Harris, 2013). But instead you can make the person make healthier decisions not to eat something that may lead to gain weight like foods that have a lot of calories in them. Obesity is the fastest growing epidemic in America today and the only way we can prevent it is by creating more medicine to treat it and encouraging healthy lifestyles.

Why is obesity a growing problem?

Lack of exercise is one the main cause for being overweight and obesity. If you don't go outside and exercise sometimes your energy will balance out. The more energy that goes in then out you are going to gain weight. Instead of people going outside to exe...

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...ore you need to lose to be a healthy person. The last it includes is help line button for when you need help. There will be an additional item that will be included. It will be a special medicine that will cure obesity. This medicine is powerful than other medicines that cures obesity today. It will solve many symptoms that are creating physical, emotional, and cognitive issues.


Obesity is the fastest growing epidemic and we need to help people get a healthy lifestyle that’s easy for them so that they can maintain good life. Obesity is chronic illness and stress that we not need to prevent from growing. To stop this we need to know the symptoms that cause this and treat it with medicines, surgery, dieting and others. The person that is obese should make healthy choices to decrease their weight. In the future obesity should be a free world.

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