Obesity, Hard And Control ! Essay

1746 Words Sep 23rd, 2014 7 Pages
Obesity, hard to control!!
What is Obesity? What are the major causes for it? What are the consequences of obesity? How to overcome the problem? Who is responsible for being obese? In USA, the major health concern is obesity; it has risen by 33 percentages when compared to past 10 years. Obesity means having too much body weight than required. We can find obesity status by BMI (Body Mass Index) chart; this chart gives you the BMI for your height and weight. If your BMI is less than 18.5 underweight, 18.5 – 24.9 idle weight, 25 – 29.9 overweight, more than 30 Obese. Don’t wait check your obese status. Obesity is mainly caused by consuming junk food; there are many other concerns like sedentary life style, time factor, lack of sleep, stress and some genetic problems. Many experts argue that it’s a government business to solve it; some others argue that its food companies to be blamed for obesity epidemic. In the article “Don’t Blame the Eater” author David Zinczenko blames the food companies for the obesity problem. However, I agree that junk food is the major cause for obesity but I argue that its individual responsibility to take care of themselves.
Firstly, the major contributing factor is junk food. What is a junk food? What kind of foods do we consider as junk? In technical, the food which has more salt, fructose level and fat cells in it we consider as junk food. In simple, we can consider as the McDonalds meals, Denny’s omelet, coco cola soda and blended smoothies as…

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