Why Teens In America Are Obese

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[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. For example some psychological problems associated with obesity are negative body image or depression, which can lead to viscous cycle of staying home watching TV, snacking, gaining more weight and feeling worse about themselves. This process can lead to even worse habits…show more content…
We feel Obesity is caused by peoples eating habits but the greasy, fattening food available to them isn’t helping either. Many people are at risk with health because of their Obesity but there are many ways to change so grab an apple and have fun! Bibliography "Teen Obesity." Best Doctors in California, Physicians in California. Web. 20 Mar. 2011. . "When Being Overweight Is a Health Problem." KidsHealth - the Web's Most Visited Site about Children's Health. Web. 20 Mar. 2011. . Fibkins, William L. Teen Obesity: How Schools Can Be the Number One Solution to the Problem. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006. Print. Super Size Me. 2004. "Amazon.com: Food Fight The Inside Story of the Food Industry, America's Obesity Crisis, and What We Can Do About It (9780071402507): Kelly D. Brownell, Katherine Battle Horgen: Books." Amazon.com: Online Shopping for Electronics, Apparel, Computers, Books, DVDs & More. Web. 20 Mar. 2011. . ----------------------- A “Weighty”

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