Childhood Obesity Persuasive Speech Outline

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General Purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose: To define the listeners the seriousness of obesity in children and adults I.Did you know 1/3 of children in America between the ages of 2 and 19 are overweight or obese. II.What is Obesity? A) is an abnormal accumulation of body fat, usually 20% or more over an individual's ideal body weight. B) obesity is associated with increased risk of illness, disability, and death. ( Body: I. New American Epidemic A) Fifty eight million Americans living in the United States are obese, and eight out of ten people who are over twenty-five are overweight. B) This is the fastest growing health concern. 1. obesity condition is not limited to only adults. 2. 13% of all children in…show more content…
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 2.Any child that demonstrates these symptoms of obesity should be seen by a doctor. Conclusion: 1. I. Summary A) Obesity is the leading cause of children in America. B) Childhood obesity risk a lot of health problems. II. Clincher A) Childhood obesity is on the risk and clearly, everyone is a risks from the effects. B) In America this is a unknown problem that needs our attention. Bibliography Tanner, Lindsey (April 6, 2009) Obesity: 4 year old in Ohio State – Temple University Study are Wildly overweight. Http:// Revised September 15, 2012 Katz, David L.(August 2012) Childhood Obesity. Improving School Food: for the Good for Kids, with the help of kids. Volume 8, Issue 4. Revised September 15,

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