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60 Free Essays on Causes Of Obesity

  1. Causes and efects of Obesity

    Phạm Thụy Ý Nhi – 2133602. Topic: Causes and effects of obesity. Obesity is a factor that increases risk developing a number of serious and potentially life – threatening disease. At present, obesity rates are rising in several developed countries such as the United States, Mexico, the United...

  2. The Purple Dragon

    Fast Food The common myth between fast food and obesity America is one of the world counties that struggle with high rates of obesity in the youth. It has become a common trend in America for people to associated fast food for the cause of the growing obesity. Many people believe this while...

  3. Health Effects of Obesity in America

     Health Effects of Obesity in America: A Review of the Literature Abstract Obesity is a growing problem nowadays in America and it is beginning to take its toll through all of the serious health effects it can cause...

  4. Causes and Effects of Obesity

    Causes and effects of Obesity When I was an 11 year old kid, one of my cousins from my mother’s side died from heart failure due to his obesity; since then, I have always been quite concerned with obesity as a health risk, especially when it is present within my family. Similarly, hundreds of...

  5. Moe Maghrabi

    October 17, 2011 Who to Blame? Before discussing who is responsible for our obesity, let us have a look at the word OBESITY. What is obesity? What causes obesity? Afterwards, we will see who we should take the blame. According to WebMD.com, obesity is an excess proportion of total body fat...

  6. Obesity

    foods. Fast food is the most common high calorie food. Also not sleeping enough can cause obesity. Television and other entertainment can cause insomnia, sources common in western culture. Because of this western culture promotes obesity. If obesity starts at a young age it can be much more serious...

  7. What Obesity Is?

    Safiyyah Muhammad 12-2-08 Period 3 Obesity What is obesity you ask? Well, if a person is obese then that person has more body fat than how much is needed , or more body fat than what is considered healthy. Experts can tell if a person is obese by using BMI or body mass index. There are...

  8. The Cause and Effect on Obesity

    is obesity, what cause obesity, and what plays a role in obesity. Mississippi is named the most obese state in the country. What is obesity? A. Obesity is an excess proportion of total body fat. B. Someone who weights 20percent or more above normal weight is considered obese. C. The...

  9. Obesity

    organization, the Government commissioned Foresight report also forecast that the percentage of obesity in women and men would reach approximately 50 per cent and 60 per cent respectively by 2050(Department of Health, 2007). The main cause of obesity can be grouped into two categories: First, unhealthy...

  10. Child Obesity

    many issues with child obesity in America. So the question that the researcher has decided to research is: How does child obesity occur in America? After doing a lot of research, the author figured out that there are so many reasons that cause child obesity. Being obese has many risks associated...

  11. Fast Food and Obesity

    weight is twenty percent greater than normal weight (Obesity, WebMD). America has blamed genetics and fast food as the cause of overweight and obesity for many years, the fact is that it is not a "cause" of obesity. Fast food is high in calories and typically comes in large portions, but a person...

  12. Obesity and It's Causes

    Obesity Obesity is simply excess amount of fat in our bodies. In scientific terms, obesity occurs when a person consumes more calories than he or she burns. What causes this imbalance between calories in and calories out may differ from one person to another. Genetic, environmental, psychological, and...

  13. Obisity Nation

    children age six to eleven. In children age twelve to seventeen, it has increased by 39 percent (Silberstein, 1). Childhood obesity is so prevalent among these age groups that it has met the maximum proportions. One cause of childhood obesity is genetics. Children who have parents or...

  14. Obesity

    Obesity is known as the event of having an excessively high amount of body fat. These days, the rate of obesity is rapidly increasing and is fast becoming one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Many children are on the fast track of becoming obese and if it isn’t stopped in the beginning, this...

  15. Quick Quit Blaming Fast Food

    trying to oppose that those fast food proprietors is one and only factor of obesity in America and all over the world. The fast food proprietors have been blamed of being the major cause of the increasing numbers of the obesity problem in America and around the world. CONTENT: The Quick Quit Blaming...

  16. Obesity: The Growing Problem

    Obesity: The Growing Problem It is noticeable that wherever you go, people are getting fatter. This phenomenon of eating more and working out less is taking over, giving a present of many diseases and causing people to die. I chose this topic because obesity caused my mother’s heart attack, and...

  17. Obesity

    Jasmyn Ellison Professor Joan Shaffer ENC 1102 7 December 2011 The Dangers of Being Obese: The Causes, the Risk, and the Solution Obesity has become an epidemic in America. By examining the causes; genetics, lifestyle choices, socioeconomic status, and emotional factors, we can find a way to...

  18. obesity

    I’ll talk about Obesity. Slide2: Before starting my presentation, I’ll show you the outline of my presentation. In the introduction, I’ll discuss what obesity is and show the graph about obesity. Then, I’m going to talk about the main points and explain the causes and effects of Obesity. Lastly, I’ll...

  19. obestity

    obesity exist, and it is important to be able to separate the truth from fiction. There is more than one cause for obesity, and in return there are many ways of preventing it as well. First of all, what is obesity? Obesity is an abnormal accumulation of body fat, usually 20% or more over an...

  20. Nutriton

    continued to increase in an alarming rate in 23 states. With the current economic recession, obesity rates will continue to increase since nutritious foods will become more expensive. Clearly obesity has detrimental effects on individuals, and attempt to understand the root causes of obesity...

  21. Cause and Effect of Obesity

    Cause and Effect of Obesity Being in a family who is majority obese, it is hard to function. Not knowing the background of this disease makes it hard for me to understand, if or will I have to live like this my whole life. My mom was not obese here whole life it came after pregnancy. After me and...

  22. Childhood Obesity

    Running head: CAUSES OF CHILDHOOD 1 Childhood Obesity Jessica Dingman ENG:122 Jared Kline July 6, 2011 CAUSES OF CHILDHOOD 2 Causes of Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. It occurs when a child is...

  23. Causes and Effects of Obesity

    Cause and Effect of Obesity Obesity is one of the main topics in America and also one of the main reasons of death. Never have there have been so many not only overweight, but obese children and adults .Obesity occurs when a person’s weight is far above his ideal body weight (Giddings 12). It has...

  24. Childhood Obesity

    Modern Lifestyle: Root Cause of Childhood Obesity Upper Iowa University Abstract In the research of childhood obesity, it has been found that genetics do not play the main role. With the decrease in physical activity over the years in children, and the increase in modern technology, the...

  25. Abnormal Psychology-Obesity

    an extreme lack of exercise and physical activity, but it also is the result of biological and behavioural factors. (A)What are the causes of obesity? The cause of obesity is not always clear. Individual differences will play a huge role in determining what the cause of obesity is. The most...

  26. The Risk Factor of Obesity

    Topic: Obesity General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform on the risk factors of obesity. Central Idea: The risk factors of obesity are health issues, dependency on pharmaceuticals and physical restraints. Main Points: I. One risk factor of obesity is that there are health issues. II...

  27. Cause/Effect Essay

    You Are What You Eat Overweight and obesity in children is one of the leading significant public health problems in the United Sates. The number of children who are overweight has tripled since the 1970’s. More than 1 and 5 children between the ages of 6 and 19 are now considered overweight. Being...

  28. Breast Cancer

    2 Abstract There are many different types of risk factors in the world that can cause breast cancer. Obesity is one of the many risk factors that can cause the disease, but it is one of the many that can be avoided. Obesity triggers excessive amounts of two certain hormones in...

  29. Obesity

    . There are three main factors that cause obesity, the eating habits, lack of exercise, and lack of education in the issue. The first significant cause of the obesity condition are the eating habits. Nowadays, people eat more and more junk food and fast food, which have more carbohydrates and fat...

  30. Childhood Obesity

    and list some statistics of childhood obesity in America. 2. Secondly I will inform you about what might be some causes and effects of childhood obesity. 3. Thirdly, I will share with you some suggests that could help reduce kid(s) chances of becoming obese. ll. I want to share with you the...