Persuasive Essay On Obesity

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Think about the future. What food we take in or exercise we do will affect us later on in life. Obesity has increased majorly in the past few years. "According to Fat Politics" :The Real Story Behind America 's Obesity Epidemic, "Our government is telling us that obesity is a major health crisis, that sixty percent of Americans are overweight, and that one in four is obese."(Oliver) Eating healthier food will help control and lower the chances of obesity. Secondly, physical activity is also very important aspect to reduce the chance of becoming overweight or obese. If you don 't eat healthy foods or don 't get the right amount of physical activity regularly, you could obtain the chance of having health problem. These three reason are why people …show more content…
Having a well balanced diet will give you the energy you need. In the video "Super Size Me," Morgan Spurlock 's goes for a whole month with just eating McDonalds food. According to the video " He mimics the lifestyle of those who eat fast food. He does not do any physical activity for thirty days and will only walk 5000 steps." Before Morgan goes on this journey, medical experts make predictions about the outcome after this experiment. Morgan ate there for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day for a month. When they asked him if he wanted to super size his meal, he had to say yes. After going for a month of eating McDonalds food, the outcome was worse than they had predicted. He was borderline diabetic and had gained a lot of weight for just a month time. Morgan gained 24.5 pounds in the short amount of time. He also got sick multiple times after eating the food. Through this video, it has taught everyone not to eat a lot of fast food restaurant. This can avoid becoming obese and having a lot of health issues in the future. Our bodies does not need to intake all the junk food. We need eat healthier meals like meat, fruit, vegetables etc. Just like food, the body also needs plenty of water daily. Drinking soft drinks is not good for the body because it contains so much sugar. According to the article "Salt, Sugar, Fat." Every year, the average American eats thirty-three pounds of cheese …show more content…
Everyone needs to get so much exercise every day. Physical activity helps to keep your body going like it needs to. If you don 't exercise, you can 't get your heart rate up. If you don 't keep your heart rate up, your body will not get the circulation throughout the body like it is suppose to. The circulation will help all your organs and muscles function to their full capacity. If you don 't use it, you lose it. Your body needs to burn off all the calories you have eaten throughout the day. Without getting any physical activity that your body needs, the fat in your body builds

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