Should The Government Prevent Obesity?

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Obesity has become one of the major problems in America today. It has been linked with lots of diseases causing the government to spend over billions in healthcare facilities treating them. The government could help reduce the obesity rate by creating a class which spreads self awareness, educating people about what obesity could lead to; Also obese people should be required to go exercising twice or three times a week to stay fit. Obese people should be placed on healthy diet and be required to visit their doctors maybe twice or three times a month for check up.
Obese people should consider eating on healthy diet. I understand going on diet could be very difficult especially trying foods you have never eaten; but trying all these foods will keep your body in great shape and allow you to stay
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Some people are just born obese and it’s very sad. It wasn’t their decision or choice and this ends up hurting them. If the government creates classes which teaches them on how to deal and overcome obesity it will reduce the amount of deaths caused by obesity. According to EASO (European Association for the Study of Obesity) linked with World Health Organization facts sheet (2013), “Overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk for global deaths. At least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese and 44% of the diabetes burden, 23% of the ischemic heart disease burden and between 7% and 41% of certain cancer burdens were attributable to overweight and obesity”. If the government creates classes which provides facts and effects on how obesity could damage your body and how to keep your body healthy. People will intend to be more aware of themselves and the food they take in and they will be watchful on what is good for their body and what is not and this could help reduce the rate of

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