Address the following questions

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1. What is the extent of the obesity problem in the United States?

2. What individual, social, and environmental factors have led to the epidemic of obesity in the United States? Specify at least one of each. Conduct a google search and include an image demonstrating each factor (individual, social and environmental) to support your description. Briefly describe how the image is supportive of the obesity epidemic. Remember to include the image citation in your list of resources.

3. Go to the following website and research specific obesity data for states lining the Gulf of Mexico; Record the most recent obesity rate and the ranking for Texas, Louisana, Mississipi, Alabama and Florida. Create a chart showing the percentage and rank for each state with headings similar to the one below and include this in your essay. Give your chart a descriptive title.

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School: New York University



Obesity in America
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Obesity in America

As per National Institute of Health, obesity is one of the most prevalent maladies in the
United States. It is apparent that the body mass index of an individual which exceeds 30 or above
shows an imbalance between the weight and height of individuals. While obesity is prevalent in
various parts of the world including Europe and Asia, it is apparent that the Americans have been
adversely affected by obesity evident from the statistics on the number concerning of the affected
victims of overweight. The situation is worse in America since enormous costs are incurred
estimated at the US $1425 million per annum. The whole state is estimated to spend more than
the US $146.50 billion. An estimated 37.7% of the adult are obese with the most extreme cases
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