Essay On The Role Of Obesity In America

Most people believe obesity in America is due to the diet of fast food joints, but I’m going to prove that genetics plays a key role in the obesity problem in America. Obesity is a problem in America. All of the fast food that American’s eat on a daily basis contributes to the obesity problem. The other contribution to the obesity problem is simply genetics and the effects of obesity. The fact of the matter is if you are overweight and your partner is overweight it is more than likely their off spring will be overweight and have the health problems that come with it. In the documentary Fed Up, it shows three families and their struggles with obesity and the health problems. All of the families have their parents and it clearly shows that everyone in the family is overweight. One girl in particular would get the recommended daily exercise and do what she could to push the exercise, but still with no progress the little girl seemed not to be losing weight. I clearly believe genetics plays a key role in …show more content…
Obesity in this society is common due to the lifestyle of all Americans, but simply genetics plays the key role in the obesity problem America has. The reason for people that cant lose weight when they try is not the effort, but the way the people are. In the article “Genetics of Obesity and the Prediction of Risk for Health,” it explains that obesity in America is not only because of the fast food places that are common, but more importantly because of the way people are their genetics in other words. People cant help the way they are they can simply just leave their lives to the fullest and try to leave a healthy lifestyle by sampling trying to lose the weight. It is certain that they can try, but studies have shown that people with history of obesity running in their family can’t lose the

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