Obesity in America!!!

Sociology
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  1. Describe the effect that obesity (childhood and / or adult) has had on you personally or your community.
May 27th, 2015

There are a variety of factors that play a role in obesity. This makes it a complex health issue to address. Behavior, environment, and genetic factors may have an effect in causing people to be overweight and obese.

  • Overweight and obesity result from an energy imbalance. This involves eating too many calories and not getting enough physical activity.
  • Body weight is the result of genes, metabolism, behavior, environment, culture, and socioeconomic status.
  • Behavior and environment play a large role causing people to be overweight and obese. These are the greatest areas for prevention and treatment actions.


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