1.It cost $35 million for childhood obesity 2.End of the decade it had risen $127 million III. The Health Risk A) Due to natural occurring medical conditions like hypothyroidism syndrome. 1.Hypothyroidism is a condition characterized by abnormal low thyroid hormone production. (medicine net.com) 2.Any child that demonstrates these symptoms of obesity should be seen by a doctor. Conclusion: 1.
Almost one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese, and more than two-thirds of adults are overweight. Obesity rates have increased by 214 percent between 1950 and 2000(Livestrong.com). Also According to livestrong.com, the main cause for the increase it weight among American’s is lack of exercise, as well as the convenience of fast food, and caloric increase. This rise in obesity has increased diseases such as heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. As a country, we are spending over $190 billion a year treating these diseases, diseases that could be prevented by increasing exercise and decreasing calories.
[pic] Why Teens in America are Obese Teen Obesity: Epidemic? [pic] Health Effects Overtime The effects that teen obesity has on health can begin during the teen years and extend throughout a lifetime if not corrected. The health problems that stem from being very overweight go beyond the ones we usually hear about like diabetes and heart disease. It also affects breathing, bone problems, sleep problems and high blood pressure. Teen obesity can also affect mental health.
apollolibrary.com/science/article/pii/S0148296313003500 This research article is very interesting. Childhood obesity has more than tripled over the years and fast food restaurants may be a reason why. Fourteen percent of the lower income, preschool-aged children are obese. In this article, the authors examined the effects on preschool-aged childhood obesity rates associated with the influence of fast food restaurants, urbanization, and consumer poverty. Peer Review Summary All references listed are peer reviewed.
Print Media Comparison: Child Obesity Child obesity has become a controversial issue over the past decade within the world. Children's everyday lifestyles have been changed compared to past generations, which has become a main concern. The media world has speculated many different angles on what be the main cause to the increase in child obesity. Many articles have been written blaming fast food chains, lack of diet/ exercise, and education. The two scholarly sources analyzed are an article from Endocrine Today, "Engage the village' to reverse childhood obesity" and a journal publication from Education, "Physical activity and childhood obesity: strategies and solutions for schools and parents."
Shelly Ju-Hsing Lu Professor Littwin English 2-26 Feb 17th 2014 Obesity: An Annotated Bibliography Obesity has been a global problem in the last decades. Especially in America, the obesity problem became a major healthy concern. Not only adults but also children, obesity became a fast-growing epidemic in the world. In this paper, I will develop the causes, prevalent, prevention and more valuable information of obesity. Bellisari , Anna .
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