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...
Health Effects of Obesity in America: A Review of the Literature
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
have been blamed of being the major cause of the increasing numbers of the obesity problem in America and around the world.
The Quick Quit Blaming Fast Food that had been brought by an anonymous author emphasized that the fast food proprietors should not be fully blamed regarding to the...
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...
Modern Lifestyle: Root Cause of Childhood Obesity
Upper Iowa University
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...
, discusses the causes and effects of the obesity problem and its solutions. Based on the findings of the research, the paper draws the conclusion that although obesity is the complicated issue, there is strongly belief that it can be reduced in the future.
, and has affected other people in my family health wise. Therefore, I know it closely that how dominating obesity can be on a person’s health. Because of this, I believe that everyone should be educated about the causes of obesity, the prevention of it, and the results of choosing to remain...
. 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...
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...
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...
linked to childhood obesity, Obesity is multi-factorial. Some of the major causes are a lack to no physical activity, unhealthy eating patterns, and environmental factors.
When I was a child I lived in a day in age where my mom said that we had to come home when the street lights came on, and I...
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...
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...
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...
We hate to think about death and its different causes. Unhealthy eating habits could lead to death are health complications. Even though we are aware that certain food and drinks that we consume, or not good for us we still consume them. We have accepted and we continue to...
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...
unhealthy and can lead to many diseases. The 3 main causes of obesity in America are lack of physical activity, low quality diet, and genetics.
Lack of physical activity is one cause of obesity in America. Cars are the favored way of transportation rather than walking or riding a bike. Video games are a...
Running head: CAUSES OF CHILDHOOD 1
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...
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...
Professor Joan Shaffer
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...
U.S population is obese.
The percent of obesity in the U.S is still increasing. Obesity in America has nearly tripled for adolescents and children. What causes obesity? Taking in more calories than you are burning off. And unused calories eventually lead to fat, which leads to obesity. Many...
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...
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...
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 conclude my presentation with summary and recommendations.
Slide3: We can define obesity as having an excessive amount of body...
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.