Obesity : A Controversial And Big Medical Issue Within Today 's Society

991 Words Oct 12th, 2015 4 Pages
Central Idea: Obesity has become a controversial and big medical issue within today’s society.

(Attention Getter): Take a look around you the next time you go to the store, to the mall, the movies, or anywhere that you go. What you will see is what has apparently become the new trend among children and adults. What you will see has become a big problem and it will continue to grow each year.

Is obesity the fastest growing condition in the United States.

After researching this topic and based on my health class last semester obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years.

One of the keys to living a long and happy life is being physically, emotionally, and mentally healthy.
Obesity in the United States is at an all time high and will continue to rise. Adults aren’t the only one’s getting fat. The outbreak is now spreading to children at an alarming rate. Today I will give you three main point concerning obesity. For my first point I will tell you how big of crisis obesity has become in America. My second point explains what some of the major causes of obesity are and my third point is about the major risk factors of being obese.

(MAIN POINT 1): America has a crisis of obesity. Pediatrician believes that being obese or over weight is reported to be the most common prevalent nutritional disorder in the United States.

America leads all the country with just over 30% of people being…
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