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Obesity Is Taking Over

Updated on January 25, 2010

Fight Obesity

Stop Obesity

Obesity Is Taking Over

We live in a time now, where you see more obese people today, than you did twenty years ago. We live in a society that has gone fast food crazy. I believe because we consume so much fast food, it is the leading cause of obesity in America today. We, the people of America, need to figure out, how we can stop obesity from growing at such a rapid pace.

I have come to the conclusion, that fast food restaurants play a major role in people becoming obese in this day and time. Look at McDonalds, they no longer just sell a regular combo meal, but they have included in there menu a combo meal where they say you can biggie size it. This biggie size combo is well over the serving size that our bodies are supposed to consume. It’s not just McDonalds, but Burger King has the king size meal, and Wendy’s also has a biggie size meal. We as adults are not the only ones that are consuming these meals, but we have allowed our children to also consume these meals on a regular basis. I also believe that processed food leads to obesity along with the fast food, why, because these foods are high in sugars, and carbohydrates which make the body store extra fat.

We as adults are setting a bad example for our Children. Did you know that according to the Latest report from the CDC, childhood obesity statistics showed that obesity in children, have more than doubled in the past 25 years, this means that today there are more than 10 million children in the US alone who are classed as being overweight or obese. Instead of feeding them good nutritious food, we give them fast food and lots of processed foods. We have to stop obesity and it starts with us adults, we can control what we eat and what our children eat.

Let’s get back to basics and take control of lives. We have somehow lost focus along the way. Obesity can shorten our life span, and also lead us into very serious health challenges such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and strokes. Let us go back to eating from the basic food groups, and let us exercise on a regular basis. Remember this, let us not live to eat, but let us eat right to live.

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