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    Up to one out of every five kids in the United States is overweight or obese, and this number will just keep on rising if we don’t initiate change. Kids are predicted to have fewer weight-related health and medicinal issues than grown-ups. In any case, overweight children are at a high risk of growing up to be overweight teenagers and adults, putting them at danger of developing a constant sickness, to name a few, coronary illness and diabetes further down the road. They are likewise more inclined to develop anxiety, pity, and low self-esteem. Kids get to be overweight and obese for an assortment of reasons. The most widely recognized causes are hereditary components, the absence of physical action, undesirable eating habits, or a mix of all…

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    Overweight and obesity are issues that people faced nowadays. According to the data from the World Health Organization (WHO) (2016), “Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980” (World Health Organization [WHO], 2016). Report showed that “About One-Third of the Global Population Is Overweight or Obese” (Bronner, 2014). Moreover, the researchers also found that “More than 50% of the world’s 671 million obese live in 10 countries: United State, China, India, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Egypt,…

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    Overweight Body

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    Is the overweight body the new shape of the future? Studies observing various lifestyles over the past thirty to forty years have shown a significant rise in overweight and obese persons. This noticeable rise in overweight individuals has been identified as a worldwide public health challenge and is being studied and documented to better understand the cause(s) of this epidemic. However, over the past few years, several well meaning groups have also been working hard to reduce discrimination…

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    Essay On Body Positivity

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    views as the perfect body. For the longest time, being borderline underweight was the trend. However, in today’s society, being plus sized is gaining popularity. When I hear the word “plus sized”, I think of someone who is curvy, not overweight or obese. Society seems to think differently though. While I’m all for body positivity, I draw the line when it’s negatively affecting one’s health. According to the National Institute of Health, more than two-thirds of adults today are considered to be…

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    Obesity In England Essay

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    practitioners consider obesity as a life-long disease, just like high blood pressure or diabetes; therefore, it should be covered under insurance plans for treatment. Others argue obesity should not consider as disease but as a risk factor for different health issues. They also argue, if Obesity considered as disease, then many countries should be categorized as “disease / sick states”. (13) As per the World Heart Federation 2010 report, globally, almost 3 million deaths a year are…

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    The Fast Food Industry

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    33 percent of American adults were overweight and 9.7 percent were clinically obese,…

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    Obesity Issues In Canada

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    Obesity is the leading cause of harmful illnesses and even deaths throughout the world and is one of the biggest issues society faces today, particularly in North America. In fact, over the past 30 years, the rate of overweight and obese individuals increased significantly, not only affecting families and communities, but the Canadian government (Laurie K. Twells, 2014). According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), obesity is defined as excess of the body fat or when one’s BMI (body…

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    people. This is a great dilemma and contradiction. However obesity is preventable, so, what are the ways to prevent obesity? Currently, there are at least three hundred million of people worldwide who are obese and seven hundred and fifty million who are overweight. Obesity has increased rapidly and the repercussions in health are more than evident. The incidence of cardiovascular diseases has increased as well as hypertension, a certain type of cancer, type 2 diabetes and other obesity and…

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    College Student Obesity

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    As the obesity epidemic continues to be the focus of many research studies some are beginning to blame colleges and universities for the steady increase in college student obesity (Nicklas, Baranowski, Cullen, and Berensosn, 2001; Huang, Harris, Lee, Nazir, Born, and Kaur, 2003; Brown, Dresen, and Eggett 2005; Nelson, Gortmaker, Subramanian, Cheung, and Wechsler, 2007; Blankenau, 2009). Many argue that neither blame nor responsibility should be placed on the institution of higher education.…

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    Welcome to 59 minutes, I’m your host Paige Carbonneau. On today’s segment of the shovel- where we dig deep into the issues that matter- we will be discussing obesity. Obesity is on the rise and has become an epidemic not only in Canada, but in many other nations as well. It is defined as an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation which may impair your health or have consequences on your morbidity, ability or quality of life and is often referred to as “a lack of food security”. Being obese or…

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