Behavioral science obesity in the United States

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Behavioral science obesity in the United StatesNameDateObesity can be defined as a situation whereby an individual is considered to be overweight. This implies that a persons weight does conform to his or her body size. In the recent decades, this problem has been cited as a major health issue affecting many American citizens. Despite many developed nations such as Britain also facing this problem, statistics indicates that obesity in the United States are the highest in the world. For instance, in 2010, 35.7 per cent of adult Americans were found to be obese while around 17 per cent of the American children were also found to be obese. These rates are alarmingly high and something needs to be in order to curb the problem. For instance, the obesity rates among women seem to be stable. This is contradicts to mens rates which are on the increase. This problem is believed to be contributing to the death of around 100,000-400,000 annually in the United States. Besides this, the problem is believed to cost the society around $117 billion in indirect and direct costs. These problems are so immense that they exceed the problem caused by drinking and smoking, whi

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