Article Analysis: 'Obesity' By Robert Kiener

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In the article “Obesity” by Robert Kiener, a few issues concerning obesity that are present. Obesity was once thought of as a disease that only affects the rich however, now it is one that affects people from all socioeconomic statuses. That amount of people that are or that are becoming obese has increased rapidly since the 1980s. It is thought the rise is due to “an oversupply of unhealthy food” or even for a huge demand who want cheap food fast. Although many medical experts believe that obesity could be caused by heredity or even the environment. The drive to want to eat more could actually come from genes passed down from parents rather than it coming from a lifestyle choice. In a recent study it is shown that teens who are under

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