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...Obesity Running Head: Obesity Relevant Issues Relating to OBESITY Obesity 2 This paper aims to discuss the relevant issues surrounding obesity. It plans to determine the definition and types of obesity. The causes and underlying factors associated to the topic would also be discussed as well as the health risks associated with obesity Finally, this essay would reveal the possible treatments available to individuals with this chronic illness. Obesity 3 INTRODUCTION Obesity in childhood, teenage and adults is considered...
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...Obesity According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is a complex disease that has caused uproar in the medical sector and other relevant stakeholders. Conceivably, a person is considered obese when the body mass index (BMI) supersedes 30 kilograms per square metres. In many organizations, the BMI is a good estimate of body fat content; nevertheless, the case is different for muscular athletes who suffer from obesity yet they have limited fat content. Some of the potential motivators of obesity include poor diets that lead to additional fats as well as lack of excessive. Nonetheless,...
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...Obesity Introduction Obesity has become a significant problem in all parts of the world. During the last three decades, the number of overweight people has increased significantly. According to a study conducted by the Centers of Disease Control, one third of adult population has become overweight (Wilborn, et al pp 31). According to the Harvard Health Report, “Weight Less, Live Longer.” Obesity can be defined as the condition of being overweight. The issue of obesity has generated significant debate among various groups and healthcare organizations. Obesity is a substantial health problem, which contributes towards poor health, premature death, emotional problems, and others... . There are...
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...Obesity Before going into the discussion regarding issue of obesity in children, let us get a better understanding of what obesity actually and what effects does it produce on the heath of children. Obesity is one of most critical health issues for children. Childhood obesity causes many heath problems as well as psychological problems for children not only in their childhood but also in the later stages of life. Two of the most common causes of childhood obesity include lack of balanced diet and lack of physical exercises. Childhood obesity creates many health problems, such as, heart problem, high blood pressure, and diabetes. On the other hand, some of the psychological problems include... Childhood...
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...Obesity Obesity Introduction Obesity refers to excessive and abnormal accumulation of fats in the body that affect a person’s health. A person having a BMI of 30 or more can be considered to be obese. Similarly, a person having a BMI of 25 or more can also be considered as obese. Obesity causes some chronic diseases like cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes. In the recent past, incidences of obesity have risen dramatically, with persons in both developed and developing nations being affected by this menace. This paper will discuss the issue of...
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...Obesity Introduction Modern scientific studies identify the alarming fact that the average life span of man comparing with past centuries has considerably reduced due to lifestyle and food habits. It is often said that modern man cannot even find out sufficient time to satisfy his hunger and thirst as he is pursuing a fast paced life. He is truly careless in his eating habits, depending on fast food restaurants and hotels and becomes addicted to fast-food culture. Knowingly or unknowingly, this fascination leads him to be the bearer of so many diseases which even science could not recognize. These reckless eating habits make the modern younger generation...
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...Obesity Lecturer presentation Research questions How many people in the United s are suffering from obesity[Provisional answer: I do not know yet, but according to Morton, (2008) the increasing level of inactivity especially among school going children has increased the number of obese people in the United States] 2. How do researchers establish the effect of a sedentary or inactive lifestyle on weight gain? [Provisional answer: Researchers can establish the effect of active lifestyle on weight gain by selecting a focus group and a control group. In the focus group, researchers can target a certain proportion of population such as students who spend most of their time watching television... Topic:...
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...OBESITY Contents Contents 2 Obesity 3 Introduction 3 Causes: 4 Effects: 4 Conclusion: 5 Recommendations: 5 References 7 Obesity Introduction Obesity is a pathology which is a global issue due to the increasing number of people who suffer from this condition. It has proved to serve as an underlying cause for many pathological conditions which include conditions like diabetes mellitus as well as other diseases that affect the important organ systems of the human body (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute). Obesity is a disease which not only affects adults but a large number of children also suffer from...
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...Obesity One of the biggest problems of the contemporary age is obesity. Obesity is increasing at an alarming rate everywhere in the world in general and in the advanced countries in particular. Today, obesity is as common, if not more, among children as it is among the adults in many parts of the world. The gravity of this problem can be estimated from the fact that at least one-third of the total population of the USA is obese (Flegal et al., 2010). Obesity is an outcome of the modern lifestyle which is characterized by junk food consumption and lack of exercise. There has been a rapid...
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...Obesity refers to a medical condition whereby the body of an individual has accumulated excess fat, and this has a negative effect on the body of an individual. The effects include a reduction in the life expectancy of the person, and an increase in health related problems (Stern & Kazaks, 2009). The health problems that obesity has the capability of causing include diabetes, heart diseases, osteoarthritis, and some types of cancerous diseases. Obesity normally emanates because of a combination of excess intake of food energy, inability of an individual to exercise on a regular basis, or genetic susceptibility. In some instances, obesity is caused by genes disorders, psychiatric illnesses... ,...
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...Obesity Obesity is defined as a condition whereby excess body fat has accumulated to the level it may influence an individual’s health negatively causing a reduced life expectancy and elevated health issues (Friedman 632). In the U.S and the U.K, individuals are regarded to be obese if their body mass index (BMI), which is a measurement acquired through the division of the weight of an individual by the square of the individual’s weight, exceeds 30kg per meter squared, with the range 25-30kg per meter squared regarded as overweight (Friedman 633). Psychological and social economic aspects have been termed as contributing factors to...
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...obesity in children and the push to lead healthier lifestyles, fast food chains began advertising healthier food such as salads and fruit cups. Even though salads may sound healthy, a Southwest Salad with Grilled Chicken from McDonald's has 320 calories and 90 grams of fat which is still considerably un-healthy due to the high calorie content. Additionally other products that have high caloric content... ?Fast food is generally considered unhealthy food. Yet Americans depend heavily on such foods to satisfy their dietary requirements. The convenience of drive- through windows and fast food restaurants has suited the demands on today’s families. However with the awareness of the increasing problem of...
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...Obesity Obesity is a health problem that is continuing to get worse in our society. Obesity is characterized by the amount of fat that someone has on their body. If a person has too much body fat, they are considered to be obese. While many people believe that obesity in our society is not something that we should worry about, reports have shown that obesity levels, especially in children, have steadily risen over the years. Approximately twelve million children, all between the ages of two and nineteen, and one-third of adults are obese (“Data and Statistics” 1), and that...
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...Obesity de s a health condition that gradually develops through an accumulation of excessive body weight, which is mainly composed of body fat. The condition is determined and defined by the use of the “Body Mass Index” parameter (BMI). The BMI is a measure of the ratio of weight to height. According to the World Health Organization (WHO); a BMI of 25 kilograms per meter indicates being overweight, whereas one above 30 kilograms per meter indicates obesity. The people whose BMI range falls between 25 and 30 are considered pre-obese. The condition affects people regardless of age, but is more prevalent among some races. The condition reduces life expectancy and leads... to the development of...
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...Obesity” Chart. Main Causes of Obesity. Weebly., 2013. Web. 2 Apr. 2015. Draft#4 Obesity among children has become a topic of concern all over the world. The number of obese children is growing larger each day. It is of great importance to understand the major causes of obesity among children. The causes of obesity can be classified into different groups depending on the nature and type of the causative factors. Behavioral factors The diet behaviors adopted by most children in the modern world is a primary cause of obesity. Children consume a lot of fast foods that contain high percentages of calories. Other children... Meshal Alrashidi Bohn Draft#4 Article Source: Weebly. “Factors which may cause...
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...Obesity Article Citation Bassi, Daniele. "From Child Hunger to Obesity: Brazils New Health Scourge |Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian." The Guardian. The Guardian, 19 May 2014. Web. 31 Mar. 2015. Link: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2014/may/19/brazil-obesity-nutrition-malnutrition Introduction Obesity has become an issue of concern all over the world. According to a report by the WHO, over 2.1 billion people suffer from obesity. This is a big percentage considering that in the year 1990 there were only 857 million people globally suffering from obesity. The number of obese poor children in Brazil is alarming... , and action has to be...
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...Obesity Obesity is a world-wide problem that is known to cause numerous health risks for both children and adults. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines obesity as “a condition of abnormal or excessive fat accumulation in adipose tissue, to the extent that health may be impaired” (World Health Organization 6). Stettler and Shelly define obesity as a condition that is characterized by the presence of excessive body fat that may lead to health problems (Stettler and Shelly 1).Obesity is a serious condition which causes several health risks that include heart diseases, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis and...
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...Obesity in the USA In some countries there is a gossip that in the USA the standard of living is so high that even poor people are obese. But the reality is quite different: the unrestrained obesity reflects the decline in the country’s economy and emphasizes that for the most part of the population of the USA the quality of life worsens. It doesnt mean that in the USA it is impossible to be harmonious, and that Americans, who deal with the problem of excess weight, have to give up and obey to destiny. But obesity is encouraged by a surrounding situation: in the modern American way of life there are a lot of factors, which...
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...Obesity Dr. Stephen Nathanson Obesity is such an epidemic which has engulfed the entire world for many decades. Obesity increases the chances of many medical problems such as cardiovascular diseases, osteoarthritis and even some types of cancer (Butcher, 2006). It has also been discovered that obesity is one of the major causes of death with an estimation of above 100,000 people dying every year due to this disease. These are not the only problems obesity can cause many other problem such as complication in pregnancy and delivery. However, health issues are not the only problems associated with obesity there are also certain economic side effects of it (Sandman, 2007). Different... ? HPE14 Section...
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...Obesity is a condition characterized by the excessive accumulation and storage of fat in the body (Merriam-Webster online dictionary). Obesity can also be defined as a condition where a person is extremely overweight. A person is considered to be obese when the body mass index (BMI) is above 40. On the other hand, obesity is not only a health problem but a societal problem. It has led to many more diseases such as heart failure, type two diabetes and certain types of cancer among other diseases. It results from excessive overeating of junk food, stress, and lack of physical exercise. Since we are in the modern age, peoples lifestyle has changed and the setback that comes with it is obesity... ...
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...Obesity Lifestyle changes over the years and the adoption of a greater sedentary lifestyle has resulted in the emergence of new problems for mankind. The epidemic of obesity is associated with the changing patterns of the living of the people. It has become a subject of great concern for health professionals as well as for international health agencies owing to the increase in the number of people suffering from obesity as well as the wide number of pathologies that can result due to this condition. It has estimated that in the United States of America two third of the population has either increased weight or is suffering from obesity. Furthermore, it has been classified that one third... of...
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...Obesity Obesity With the advancements in technology, the human race has moved ahead and reached an era of development and progress.These advancements have provided many benefits for the human race but they have resulted in many negative effects as well. The changes in the living patterns of individuals have led to the emergence of problems like obesity. Obesity is a matter of global concern owing to the alarming increase in the statistics of the problem. This can be assessed by the fact that the World Health Organization labeled obesity as an epidemic in the year 1997. Obesity is a condition that can result in affecting the health of the individuals. It results due to many underlying causes... ? Obesity...
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...Obesity - Is It Feasible to Establish Organic Food Production Business to Fight Obesity? - / Course Date Total Number of Words: 4,998 Table of Contents I. Introduction ……………………………………..…………………................ 3 II. Literature Review ……………………………………………….…………... 4 a. General Facts on Obesity ……………………………………..…. 4 a.1 Major Causes of Obesity ……………………………..….. 6 a.2 Health and Social Consequences of Obesity ……….... 8 a.3 Economic Consequences of Obesity ………………….. 9 b. Promotion of Organic Foods in UK ……………...………….…. 10 b.1 Social, Health and Economic Benefits of Organic Food Production ………………………………… 11 b.2 Organic Food Promotion Strategy ……………………... 12 b.3... Literature Review:...
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...Obesity Obesity is a physical condition but a number of sociological and psychological shades are associated with this health condition. To cite twosimple an obvious examples, an individual might have become obese through years of depressive mood that prompts him/her to over eat; then, there could be another individual who lives in a society where fat-inducing packed food form a major part of the daily menu and thus gradually puts on weight. In the first case, the reason for obesity is psychological while in the second, purely sociological. Before venturing into this kind of comparing different information bases of...
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...Obesity Prevention Lesson design, Objectives and Instructional Strategy The Goal: To assess the awareness and realization about obesity asan identifiable epidemic in present society and increase their knowledge about preventive measures they can take, as well as teach in their forthcoming professional capacities. Behavioral Objectives: Cognitive: Students’ will be asked to visualize their own status of health and decide whether they fall into the ‘obese category’ or ‘a normal health category’. These categories will be based upon calculation of their Body Mass Index (BMI), through the proven formula (Formula: weight (lb) / [height (in)]2 x...
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...OBESITY Childhood obesity is a condition where surplus body fat will harmfully have aneffect upon a childs health or well-being. While techniques to establish body fat straightforwardly are not easy, the identification of obesity is often based on Body Mass Index (BMI). Because of the intensifying prevalence of obesity in children and its scores of unfavorable health effects, it is being acknowledged as a serious public health worry. The word overweight rather than obese is regularly used in children since it is less stigmatizing. This essay will be based on children between ages of 7-12 to determine the effects of obesity on their classroom performance. Children... Macroeconomics al Affiliation)...
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...Obesity Obesity Introduction Obesity is a pathological condition which has become a global issue because of the threats that it poses to a wide population all over the world. Obesity is a condition which results in many other pathological conditions such as diabetes mellitus and stroke (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute). The condition not only affects adults but has now been largely seen in children too. It results from the inactive lifestyle and decreased physical activities along with an increased consumption of fats (Biddle et al 2009). Over the years the condition has further spread all over the world increasing...
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...obesity in schools Obesity has grown to become a national and global health problem that is denying health scientists and medical professionals sleep and rest. The disease is comparable to national and global epidemic considering the huge amounts of money spent on controlling it. Obesity has also seen economically productive people become unproductive and almost useless to their respective societies. It is important to know that obesity is not just increase in body fat and overweight. Obesity comes with myriad of hard diseases like type II diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, cardiac arrest, esophageal cancer, kidney cancer, pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer, ovary, cervix and prostate... ? Childhood...
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...Obesity and Health Specific Purpose: I want my audience to know how to get along with a roommate. Obesity and Health: Topical Intended Audience: Comm. 101 Class Introduction I. Attention Devise: It affects as all. Whether directly or indirectly, we have all come in collision with the issue of obesity. Obesity continues to be a very serious issue in the developed world. And the situation is getting worse. According to Robbert (44.04 mins) in his food documentary called Food Inc. Limited, one in every three children born after 2000 will be obese. This number will even be higher for those kids from...
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...Obesity in Women between 20 and 30 BY YOU YOUR SCHOOL INFO HERE HERE Health Promotion Activity: Reducing Obesity in Women between 20 and 30 Introduction and Background Women between the ages of 20 and 30 are in one of the highest risk groups for developing obesity. This is largely due to the prevalence of lifestyle characteristics that have the young female turning toward fast food consumption and other unhealthy food options that are more convenient for a fast-paced and dynamic lifestyle. Many women in the 20 to 30-years age groups have not yet established firm roots in a self-managed family environment, therefore eating habits fluctuate wildly, with recurring... ? Health Promotion Activity: Reducing...
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...Obesity in the United s I. History of Obesity in the United s Obesity has become a major health issue in the recent decades. Overweight or obesity is a serious problem that can happen at any age. While most countries in this world are experiencing this problem at increasing rate, obesity rates are however highest in the United States. The Americans were considered as the most obese in the world till as recently as 2013 when Mexico surpassed the rate. According to 2013 statistics report, Mexico currently has 32.8 percent of obese adults while U.S. lags behind by just 1...
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...obese people in these countries. According to NHCSL (2010), obesity has become a health epidemic in the US and many developed countries. Adolescent and childhood obesity has highly increased in these countries during this modern era as compared to the past. Public health records provide evidence of the high number of adolescents with obese, thanks to early diagnosis. In a survey conducted by NHANES, it was established that between 2001 and 2004, the proportion of 6-10 year olds with obesity... ?Introduction Based on my personal experience, most people in many developed and developing countries have the misconception that when one is big, itis a sign of being healthy, this leads to high numbers of obese...
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...Obesity Lecturer presentation Research questions How many people in the United s are suffering from obesity[Provisional answer: I do not know yet, but according to Morton, (2008) the increasing level of inactivity especially among school going children has increased the number of obese people in the United States] 2. How do researchers establish the effect of a sedentary or inactive lifestyle on weight gain? [Provisional answer: Researchers can establish the effect of active lifestyle on weight gain by selecting a focus group and a control group. In the focus group, researchers can target a certain proportion of population such as students who spend most of their time watching television... ? Topic:...
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...Obesity Obesity Introduction Obesity is a pathological condition which has become a global issue because of the threats that it poses to a wide population all over the world. Obesity is a condition which results in many other pathological conditions such as diabetes mellitus and stroke (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute). The condition not only affects adults but has now been largely seen in children too. It results from the inactive lifestyle and decreased physical activities along with an increased consumption of fats (Biddle et al 2009). Over the years the condition has further spread all over the world increasing...
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...Obesity & Farm Subsidies I think farm subsidies are good and bad. They are good because they help farmers earn income. There are many farmers in other countries who do not get any support from their governments. They work and sell their crops on their own. Most of the time, they do not get much for their crops. Another good thing about farm subsidies is they help consumers save money. Farm subsidies were created to regulate the production of certain crops. Because there is a steady supply, foods made from these crops are sold cheap. The bad thing about farm subsidies is that it focuses on only certain crops. A big size of the budget on farm subsidies is spent on crops...
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...OBESITY PREVENTION PROGRAMS Dissertation Proposal Presented to The Faculty of the Graduate School In Partial Fulfillment Of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in The Department of Public Policy and Foreign Affairs July 2011 ACRONYMS BMI ---------- Body Mass Index CATCH ----- Coordinated Approach to Child Health CLOCC ----- Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children CVD ---------- Cardiovascular Disease CER ----------- Cost Effective Ratios NHANES ---- National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey NHIS --------- National Health Interview Survey QALY -------- Quality Adjusted Life Years TEA ---------- Texas Education Agency WAY... --------- Wellness, Academic, and...
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...obesity. It offered the insight... Reflective Paper The essence of knowledge is wisdom. It is the epitome of success to be achieved after a successful completion of an academic course. Consequently, for any student involved in the rigorous academic process, he or she should be able to provide an intellectually reflective opinion on the knowledge and skills gained so far. As a student in my own respect, I have evolved intellectually from the course and based my reflective paper on the academic course sojourn so far. The knowledge and experience gained has offered me personal and future skills that will prove worthy in my lifetime and service to society. Consequently, the academic course has contributed...
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...Obesity 10/25 Obesity Obesity is the result of a number of factors; unhealthy dietary habits and food consumption patterns remain the most important of them. People, and specially children, are attracted towards junk food and high calorie food stuff. The consumption of calorie-dense food is identified as a highly threatening factor for increased childhood obesity. Obesity has now become a worldwide issue due to its increasing rise and the risks that it poses. It is a very common condition in the Unites States with two third of the population of United States suffering either from obesity...
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...Obesity through Mediterranean Diet Obesity is one of the health concerns of the population around the world due to the dangerous effects it can bring about to the health of a person. Due to its increasing prevalence, different solutions and interventions are being established to fight obesity. The paper is aimed to explore and to analyze Mediterranean diet, one of the interventions perceived to manage obesity. Background Information There are important information related to the study of the use of Mediterranean diet in the management of obesity namely the definition of obesity and the components of the diet itself. Obesity is a health condition related to different forms of metabolic... ?Management of...
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...Obesity Obesity The major cause of obesity in the world is attributed to unhealthy eating and passive lifestyle this leads to an energy imbalance between the calories intake and calories expended. The large majority of the people over time as a result of globalization adopted a passive means of livelihood where they rarely do anything with their energy, e:g some people use elevator to get to the second floor of a building, taxi to get to the next bus stop, machines are doing our dishes, cleaning our homes and offices, washing our clothes and doing virtually the simplest domestic work. Children spend little or no time outside playing and...
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...Obesity Obesity is a condition commonly found in humans who are overweight, very fat and have huge body masses. Obesity is determined by calculating the BMI of an individual and anyone who gets a value above 30 kg/m2 is considered obese. People suffering from obesity have serious health problems, especially diabetes, hypertension and cardiac anomalies. The seriousness of the health issue posed by obesity to a country’s population is becoming widespread in many other nations. The condition was noted not only in the US where it was prevalent, but also in other Western nations like Britain...
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...Obesity cause and effect Obesity is a prevalent condition in Western nations and is especially prevalent in America. An obese person can be characterized, commonly, as what most would identify as considerably overweight. They have more body fat than is considered healthy for a person of their particular height. Generally speaking, a person who tips the scale at 40 to 100 pounds over their advised weight can be considered obese while those who weigh100 or more pounds over their recommended weight are classified as morbidly obese. The condition causes more negative effects than just public embarrassment, which itself is very harmful to a person, usually producing serious psychological harms...
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...obesity. This imparts the need to change the environment. A growing population of people now supports that such environmental changes as imposing restrictions on the advertisement of food to the children, banning the availability of oft drinks at schools, and requiring the display of calorie count on the menus in the restaurants should be made. Presently, both challenges and opportunities are numerous. A major challenge is the discovery of the policies, programs, or intervention strategies whose impact is the greatest. This needs a large scale research and more funding... by the government than what is presently available to the researchers. It involves taking into consideration such global...
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...Obesity among High School Obesity among High School Introduction There have been concerns over the constantly increasing rate of obesity among high school students in the US. Studies carried in 2013 by the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) indicated that 13.7% of students in high school are obese and a further 16.6% are overweight. This was an increase from the number recorded in 1999 when obesity among high school students stood at 10.6% and the number of overweight students at 114.2%. During the period between 1970 and 2012, the rate of obesity among high school students...
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...obesity among the American children. Logos Sources: Incorporating the opposed perspective section Article Citation: Bishop, Jennifer, Rebecca Middendorf, Tori Babin, and Wilma Tilson. "Childhood Obesity." ASPE. US department of Health and Human Services, Aug. 2005. Web. 1 Apr. 2015. Draft#3 Childhood obesity has become a major issue for children living in the United States. The number of obese children in the American population is growing every day. There are diverse factors that are contributing to children becoming obese. According to a recent research, the percentage of obese children has... Draft#3 This article will use the logos from an opposing perspective so as to discuss the major causes of...
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...Obesity The intervention Overweight and obesity among the children is undoubtedly a pandemic that has to be addressed quickly not only in the United States but across the world in order to avoid the harsh realities associated with this scourge (Natale, et al 2013). It is common knowledge that poor nutrition and lack of physical activity are the leading causes of obesity among children in the society. This is attributed to the fact that most parents lack adequate knowledge regarding healthy lifestyle which involves avoiding foodstuff and beverages with high calories as well as the importance of engaging their children in physical activity. Studies indicate that most parents prefer to take... ? Childhood...
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...obesity epidemic in kids. How food addiction, food marketing and the food industry are to blame for the obesity epidemic in kids. Obesity is a chronic ailment that is gripping the citizens of the United States, and all over the world primarily due to their unhealthy dietary habits and the sedentary lifestyle. The unhealthy dietary habits however, do not merely stem from personal choice. It has been recently come into notice to many researchers and dieticians that habits which promote obesity are the outcome of a well-researched psychological manipulation of people especially children through advertisements aired... on the television. This paper aims at disclosing how the devious manipulation...
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...Obesity 2007 Obesity is a very complicated problem, and its reasons can be different. Primary (alimentary constitutional) obesity is not connected with any diseases, and is caused by regular consuming increased amount of calories, lack of exercise, bulimia, and is often of inherited character. Secondary obesity is a symptom of some diseases - hypothyroidism, hyperinsulinism, encephaloma, or (which happens rarely though) inherited genetic syndromes. Intake of some medicaments can also cause obesity. All reasons for secondary obesity should be cured together with other symptoms of the...
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...Obesity and the United s Food System The United s food system, by design, creates the incentive for consumption of unhealthy foods. First, the tangible processing method of healthy foods which transforms them into a processed amalgam of unwholesome final product actually appeals to the consumer in terms of taste. Secondly, the over-reliance in the food system on economic models continues to inflate pricing on healthy foods, thus making unhealthy and processed foods a more preferable alternative to recognize budget constraints with the consumer. If these problems in the food system are not managed or redesigned, obesity will continue to rise annually, negatively impacting all... HERE YOUR HERE HERE HERE...
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...Obesity Study Here Here Here Here Analysis of a Statistical Obesity Study Obesity is a serious problem in Western society (Pietiläinen et al., 2012). A variety of factors have contributed to the rise of weight gain, including the explosion in the availability of "junk" food that has occurred in recent decades. Children have become especially at risk for obesity, possibly due in-part to parental influences, or a lack thereof. As these issues have become a greater concern, efforts have been (and continue to be) made to curb obesity through interventions at several levels of influence, including via medical, governmental, educational systems (Melendez, 2011). The success... Analysis of a Statistical...
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