Obesity Essay

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Ashli Wright Communications Informative Speech Obesity In America Obesity can be an issue for any age group in America, adults, adolescents and children. The obesity rate in the last 30 years has more than tripled. It is a critical issue to be addressed because the statistics show over the years; the amount of people suffering from this has only increased dramatically and will continue to do so if something isn’t being done about it. It’s not good for anyone to be overweight; it makes living harder and is also fatal. Being healthy and having a correct weight size will make you physically and emotionally happy and enable you to perform daily task without any problems and less health issues in your futures. It’s easy…show more content…
Arble). Being overweight affects you physically. It affects you physically due to your body doing twice the work. Your body isn’t meant to carry twice its weight, your heart can’t handle the stress then also comes other problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, certain cancers, joint pains and also pressure on your lungs. These problems are all fatal and very unhealthy. The medicines provided to fix the problems being caused due to obesity can also have major side effects which are also fatal. It also affects you emotionally because being obese changes the way you look and feel, and it’s never in a good way. People start to look at you differently, you get insecure and people may not find you attractive and before you know it you’re eating more to comfort yourself. Obesity people are more prone to depression and anxiety; they are more self-conscious and lack willpower due to being lazy and incapable of properly looking after themselves. Sometimes it gets to an extreme point and these individuals decide to turn to suicide as a way out instead of just finding a better solution to the problem. No one makes the time or effort to exercise regularly to keep their body in shape or healthy. Exercising is important, even if it’s just for 30 minutes of your time each day. The best exercise to start out with is walking and light

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