Obesity And The United States Essay

777 Words Jun 22nd, 2016 4 Pages
Obese children

Its sad to see in the world today all the obese children. Obesity can kill you and break you down. It gives you low self esteem and depression. Some children can 't help that they are overweight, they might have medical problems that keeping them from losing weight. The world is continuing to change each day. We don’t look like the people who were in past life. This are my three reasons why obesity children is a problem in the United States.

The first reason why children are obese is the foods they consume. The world has changed so much since the past life. Children today don 't have to hunt for food, their parents provide that food for them. Since of all the technology we have obesity has been a problem in the US. It seems that fast food are encouraging little kids to eat out because of the toys that come with it. The price of fast food is pretty cheap these day.Some parents rather have a ready meal than cook at home. Ross states the obesity rate has increased in the last 30 years “The percentages has increased from 7% in 1970 to 18% in 2010 in kids 6 to 11 years old”.That number is still still increasing today. So what do we do about it? We need to stop these bad habits of eating fast foods and junk food. Many children deal with their depression when they get teased or know how overweight they are. There are many risks to being overweight such as depression, joint problems, sleeping problems and trouble breathing, high cholesterol and high blood…

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