Obesity Is A Disorder That Involves Extreme Amount Of Body Fat

1117 Words Nov 4th, 2014 5 Pages
Obesity
Introduction
Obesity is a disorder that involves extreme amount of body fat. It is an important issue because of the disturbing rate it has reached over the past years, especially when it comes to children. It’s important to teach them healthy habits so they would stick to these habits when they are older. It’s hard to keep up with what they are learning. Since children spend many hours a day in their school or child care place, a new way to include new habits in the children’s life is to involve their schools. This topic interest me because I have seen obese children and have seen their struggles and I’d be glad to find new ways to help them become healthier.

Review of Article Obesity can affect a person’s life in a lot of ways. One way it can increases the risk of diseases and health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. In other way, it can increase the risk of emotional difficulties. According to the American academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, teenagers who are obese have much lower self-esteem and are less known in their school. They also note that disorders such as depression and anxiety can happen to these teenagers. To attack the obesity issue between young children and teens, the schools are helping them to eat healthier by encouraging the kids to grow and prepare the food themselves. This approach might help the children to change their food preferences and choose what’s best for them. Researchers found that children…
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