How Does Genetics Affect Obesity

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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 …show more content…
In other words their genetics will lead to their future health problems such as indicated in the title it self. If your family has a history of health problems, it is more than likely you would encounter the same problems. Such as obesity I believe it is both hereditary and people can occur the obesity in their life. Simply because of your genetics you will be obese its not a matter of you wanting to lose weight or not it is simply the hand your were …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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