Close to a billion people still live in hunger. Each year two million children die through malnutrition. This is happening at a time when doctors in Britain are warning of the spread of obesity. We are eating too much while others starve” (Jonathan Sacks) We all know hunger is out there and there are many ways we can we help. So a group of us pulled together to create a foundation known as the HHH foundation also known as the Helping Hungry Humans foundation.
What exactly is obesity? Obesity is a condition characterized by a body weight excessively higher than normal due to high amounts of body fat. It is an issue that affects many people in the U.S. including children. While child obesity is a growing concern among society, it is also an issue that should be dealt with responsibility by considering ways to solve the obesity epidemic itself, by controlling or regulating processed food intakes in the American household, educating parents and guardian to incorporate healthy diets for their children, and by involving the government to regulate the processed food industries in the U.S. With these proposed solutions we could effectively promote an end to the obesity issue in our civilization. Unhealthy eating usually results in other serious diseases over the years, such as diabetes and heart disease.
And then starts to say that increasing inequality because those born without anything is expected to climb up to the top when they have nothing to support himself up. While the top 20 percent already is going to be always on the 2 to 3 top chance of staying on top. The fact that there are still children born into the wealthiest nation in the world is quite saddening. Knowing many of those children won't be able to escape the poverty due to the lack of funding to help them get out of where they are born into. Our poverty level is comparable to countries like
Obesity is a disease that many Americans develop over the course of their lives. What makes obesity, such a serious matter is that it is the leading cause of life-threatening diseases such as cancer, heart failure, diabetes, and even depression. To make matters worse the United States had the highest rate of obesity and are estimated that about ¾ of the American population will likely be overweight or obese by 2020, according to Wikipedia. This is just not for adults, it is also for children who reportedly make up about 17 percent of the population are overweight and 63 percent of teenage girls are predicted to become overweight by age 11 (Wikipedia). The most practical solution to ending obesity would be developing good eating habits, encourage more exercising, staying away from what is called ‘Junk Food Marketing’, and a decrease in soda intake.
The author has described that childhood obesity has reached to the higher level in the popular countries. All the authors have aggregated on the opinion that the epidemic obesity controlling strategy must be implemented in order to reduce the higher level of obesity in the children. This prevention may be done using the primary resources to the prevention of obesity and overweight issue in the children. In addition, the author has described that many of the steps taken to the prevention of obesity are based on the controlling the dieting habits of the people and increasing the exercising awareness in the people. However, yet 50% of the individuals are obese and they are facing health
Obesity affects your everyday life in many ways even with the simple things like tying your shoes and standing up by yourself. Obesity affects your insurance cost drastically: Over the past two decades, the adult population in the United States has, on average, become much heavier. From 1987 to 2007, the fraction of adults who were overweight or obese increased from 44 percent to 63 percent; almost two-thirds of the adult population now falls into one of those categories. The share of obese adults rose particularly rapidly, more than doubling from 13 percent to 28 percent. That sharp increase in the fraction of adults who are overweight or obese poses an important public health challenge.
Parents are responsible for the obesity in their children and they should monitor what their children eat. “Childhood obesity around the world, and particularly in the United States, is an escalating problem that has received much attention of late. In less than 30 years, the prevalence of overweight children and adolescents in the United States has more than doubled. In the 1963–70 period, 4 percent of children ages 6–11 years and 5 percent of adolescents age 12–19 were defined as
Literature review Malnutrition in childhood: Malnutrition is a serious public health problem and a pathological condition that results when a person’s diet contains inadequate amount of nutrients(1). Malnutrition refers both under nutrition and over nutrition. But in common usage the word malnutrition refers to under nutrition and protein energy malnutrition. Malnutrition is the leading cause of more than one third of all child death(2). Globally, malnutrition is the major risk factor for all common childhood illnesses, and it increases the chance of worsening the conditions (3) and increases the chance of dying too(4).
Introduction Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges in the United States. Childhood obesity is associated with many health complications that can likely carry on into adulthood causing premature deaths. Research has shown that consuming sugar sweetened beverages has been associated with weight gain. To help combat child obesity government, state, and local policy makers have stepped in to regulate school foods and beverages. “In 1970, Congress amended the Child Nutrition Act to permit the secretary of agriculture to regulate foods and beverages sold in competition with the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program” (Mello, Pomeranz, and Moran, 2008).
Obesity in childhood is an issue of concern because it is an important predictor of adult obesity. Pakistan has ranked at the 9th country as worldwide. In Pakistan obesity is an associated with abnormal consuming of fat in the body, and other factors include high consumption of foods with low nutritional value and high fat intake. Due to the migration towards urban area, ways of living changes and uses of junk food or restaurant food increase day by day. There is another aspect of obesity in Pakistani urban society, the majority of women are educated and the proportion of educated women is considerably working ladies or have maids to serve them.