Essay on Obesity And The United States

1320 Words Oct 28th, 2016 6 Pages
With becoming a young adult comes responsibility, stability, and stress, causing possibilities of various defects, internally and externally. Although the main subject among that crowd has been obesity. Research has generated various possibilities on why this trend is slowly becoming an issue, and two of the countries that have been under this controversy are the United States of America and China. While the United States is a developed country, China remains developing, which says that trends could vary among both the countries. After much research, three articles have provided the statistical measures of obesity, variations of symptoms between both the countries, and what causes have lead obesity to be the huge trend in the United States and China today.
Article 1: Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in the United States, 1999-2004
(Carroll et al, 2006)
This article, “Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in the United States” by Carroll, addresses the issue of obesity affecting the younger population in the United States, statistically. There is usually a higher chance for children to be overweight, but through experiments generated from this article, adults above the age of 20 faced obesity (Carroll et al., 2006). By the time the mid- twenties hit, they are more focused and are in a setting which enables them to think harder, causing many health abnormalities to most of the population in the United States. Such settings include all work related environments.…

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