Obesity In America

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Today over one-third or 36.5% of adults in America are obese (www.cdc.gov ). Obesity is one of the leading cause of death in America. Obesity does not care what you look like because it affects adults of all ages. LIkewise, children from ages 7 to 17 today are becoming more and more obese which is only going to increase that 36.5% of adults with obesity. In this essay, I will discuss obesity, what it looks like, and how it affects the human body inside and out, and what can be done to combat obesity. Many people know that the best way to help prevent obesity is to eat health and work out regularly, but is that really the right way? Good ways to prevent obesity is to cut down on sugary foods and watch your calorie intake, also exercise…show more content…
Women that are a healthy weight after menopause still have a chance of getting breast cancer and being able to live after treatment, but woman that are overweight and even before menopause and getting breast cancer are highly unlike to survive the treatment (www.mydr.com.au ). Here 's a fun fact for you, obesity is also a factor for breast cancer in men to(www.mydr.com.au ). People might not think, but being obese has affects even on your feet that are bad. There is a chance that you can get gout and uric acid in your big toe, so it will make it so your can’t even walk without being in serious pain…show more content…
Average cost of just the sleeve is from $16,000 -$19,000 and the average cost of the gastric bypass is $20,000-$25,000 (www.nytimes.com). 24 million people are eligible for this surgery according to American society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery(www.nytimes.com). Recovery time is very different for most people, but average amount of people stay in the hospital for 2-3 days then and get back to normal activity around 3-5 weeks(www.webmd.com). In today 's world we have all types of technology to make life easier, but at the same time it is making us more and more obese as technology gets newer and newer. America has never been so overweight ever in history of America and technology is help so well with it, like robots doing things for us or even people delivering groceries to your house so you do not have to do anything, but pay the person how got the groceries for you. In conclusion obesity has many different things you might not think about and maybe next time your with your doctor you can ask her some of the symptoms and what to watch for. Kids from ages 7 to 17 today are becoming more and more obese and there are things to help treat it, but nobody wants to put the work in to do it. Just think of someone you will love and you want them to get check do it for them and do it for you because obesity will not wait for
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