Samples "Obesity"


Problem Statement

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016), over the last 30 years, child obesity has risen by over 100%, while adolescent obesity has risen by 400%. Obesity can be described as: “having excess body fat” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016, p.1). The purpose of this...

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Taking Responsibility for Obesity Epidemic

Obesity has become a nationwide problem that needs to be resolved. According to statistics from the Center for Disease Control’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, “Approximately 17% (or 12.7 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years had obesity” (CDC paragraph 2). According to the American Heart Association, about...

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Are Microbes Making Me Fat?

Our bodies are covered with  microscopic organisms so small; they can only be seen with a microscope.    These microbes include bacteria and viruses that play an important part in how our bodies metabolize and store fat.  Billions of tiny gut microbes are hidden in our bowels.  Working hard, these...

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Obesity Risks

One of the risk factors for obesity is lack of exercise for the individual. Physical activity is crucial for an individual to maintain a healthy BMI. It should be noted that physical activity does create some difficulty for determining whether or not the individual is obese. Obesity refers to a...

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Children’s Weight: The Role of Mom

Addressing women’s weight issues to prevent childhood obesity is an important subject in the health sector. Weight-related diseases such as obesity have increasingly become a thorn in the flesh among the American populace. It is saddening to know that, almost a third of mothers in the United States are obese....

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Nutrition Scientific Method

Abstract This paper looks at obesity as a significant health problem. It seeks to ascertain whether poor eating habits and sedentary lifestyles are the major cause of obesity. Data for the research was collected from ten individuals categorized into two groups of five each. The first group entailed the experimental...

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How Obesity Effects the Environment of the Police Officer

The work of police officers is associated with both physical and mental challenges. The shift work in the police profession is associated with increased risk of metabolic syndrome (Stafford et al., 2007). Metabolic syndrome incorporates numerous conditions including increase blood pressure, high cholesterol and excess body fat (Ramey et al.,...

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