The Dangerous Problem of Childhood Obesity

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Obesity means being overweight or extremely fat. Obesity in not only in old people but also in young people and even children. There are a number of factors that cause that hazardous disease such as wrong eating habits, less healthy foods, Advertising of non-healthy foods, lack of daily physical activity, limited access to healthy foods, greater availability of high-fats foods and sugary drinks, television and media, genetic or medical Factors. As a result of that affliction, people may suffer Childhood obesity has many effects on health, it has immediate effects and long-term effects, as for the immediate health effects, obese people are more likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular diseases such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure or prediabetes. They are also at a great risk for sleep apnea, bone problems and social and psychological problems such as stigmatization. But as for the long-term effects, obese people are more likely to have some health problems like heart disease, stroke and specially cancer, as studies showed that obesity are associated with increased risk for many types of cancer, including cancer of the breast, colon, endometrium, esophagus, kidney, pancreas, gall bladder, thyroid, ovary, cervix and prostate. Media affect every single aspect of the people’s life, especially anything related to the people’s health. We have seen a numerous media campaigns that tackle our problem “Obesity”. On the top of these media campaigns are the 2 ads being
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