Essay on Impact of Obesity on Self-confidence and Self-esteem

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Over the last decade children and adults, in the United States, have been gaining more and more weight. Obesity is rapidly becoming an epidemic in our youngsters' lives. Whether it's all the fast food or lack of exercise, adults and especially children are heavier than ever. This increase in the national girth is giving way to such debilitating and chronic disease diabetes, joint and muscle ailments, and even heart disease. Beside that, there is a result from statistic says that disability due to obesity-related type 2 diabetes will increase particularly in industrializing countries, as insulin supply is usually insufficient in industrialized countries.
To anyone delivering health care to adults in the United States, the impact of
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So, on the same way, the people who are obese do want to do something about their look and body shapes. There are questions to be asked, what do they really think inside in mind? How do they feel when people talk about them? And what do they expect the way of people looking at them?
Sometime being fat is very unpredictable. Somehow the obese people cannot change the way they are, but inside themselves they always wanted to be skinnier and look better. They do not want people to look at them funny, or make stupid comment about them or their bodies. Being Obese does make them feel guilty and ashamed, they do want to do something to change the way they look. As a lady who has been told that she is being overweight said to me that “I don’t like people call me fatty”, with a strong tone voice. I know how it’s feel when people called you name. She then told me that, “Did you know how embrassed is that when I try to get through an axiel with my body size? You would never know understand how bad I feel internally”. During the talk with this lady, I can tell that people who are obese don’t feel good about themselves, not only this, they also try to hide themselves from public, get a rid of people talking about them, and stay away to those skinny people.
Personally, I am not obese; but it doesn’t change any of my view points to look at obese people. I look at them as normal, I don’t talk anything bad about them, because I know that the look of a person
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