A Country of Obesity

755 WordsFeb 2, 20183 Pages
Obesity As a Country In a country where millions of people live and also millions of people are obese. There are plenty of ways to help or stop obesity. Among them all exercise would be the best. A recent survey stated that 45% of adult women and 25% of adult men are exercising, trying to lose weight (“obesity crisis”). Over 63% of adults are overweight and 31% are categorized as obese (“obesity crisis”). Currently, more than 65% of Americans are overweight or obese. Obesity is connected with several medical conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and types of cancer. Obesity and related diseases are responsible for over four hundred thousand deaths per year in the United States, equaling the number of deaths due to smoking. Overweight in age groups from six to 15 years old has nearly tripled in the past twenty years. Today, an estimated 16.1% of adolescents, ages twelve to nineteen in the United States are overweight. Studies indicate that 50–77% of these adolescents will become obese adults Obesity is one of the nations biggest problems. Out of all the causes of obesity, lack of exercise is the biggest cause. Lots of Americans don’t get out and get enough exercise, leading them to obesity. Exercise is one of the best things to do for your body, only if you like to keep your body in shape. Another cause of obesity is eating too much food for your body digests. If you take more energy in than out you start to gain weight over time
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