Obesity is a huge deal now and days. Obesity is a witch hunt because it’s just something Ithink is not a big crime. Obesity is a “disease”. Most people think it runs though your blood.
Studies show obesity effects 72% of of the people in the US. Some sources say people shouldwant to be healthy but other say you don’t have to be unhealthy because your fat.More things in the United States are taking place like women not being able to supporthis family maybe because of the government.
We as human have our mind set on the things thatare not so important as the other things it’s like we try to do this on purpose to keep this nationgood for some reason, but yet do they know that the lies just come up soon or later.Obesity today is overdue. Doctors today can be obese and then diagnose their patientwith obesity.
They even will tell you what they you need to eat even though they are notfollowing their own advice. Studies show that today doctors and nurses cover 55% of the 72% ofthe United States citizens that are obese.During the last several decades, the majority of the U.S. population experienced thisimbalance of energy intake and output.
The average American consumed 15 percent morecalories a day in 1997 than in 1984,11 and it is likely that this upward trend in caloricconsumption has continued. Paralleling this trend in increased caloric intake are the decrease inexercise and the increased use of technology. Many people live sedentary lives, andapproximately 40 percent of adults in the United States do not participate in any type ofleisure-time physical activity.
Obesity has not just affected America’s waistline, but has contributed to serious illnessand early death for thousands of people. Obesity can affect not only health, but also quality oflife and mental health. The economic impact of obesity is also considerable, with the UnitedStates paying a heavy price for direct and indirect costs related to obesity.Being obese can cause cause lots of health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure,and low blood sugar. Most Doctors if you go to the doctor with a problem and I mean anyproblem will tell you that your overweight . If they see the slightest sign of obesity they blame iton it.Some people are not meant to be very small I think its heredity.
Most people that are borninto big boned family are not going to be super skinny. Just like most people are born into afamily full of skinny people people are most likely to be skinny it’s just a proven fact.Most might say it’s the way that person grew up eating. They basically say you are whatyou eat. Meaning if you eat a lot of fast food,junk food, or fried food your gonna be a littlebigger than most, and if you watch your weight you are mostly likely going to be small. Wellit’s wrong because the healthiest man in the US is fat he wheres 324 pounds and is 5’4.People live their everyday lives being called obese and there isn’t a single thing wrongwith them.
It might be that health problems happen from another health reasons. Skinny peopleare suppose to have. Bring just might be the way of the future.So in schools they cut all of the unhealthy food and started serving more healthy food in2009. All public schools can’t serve certain foods to students. Most kids don’t eat school lunchbecause of this.
The schools do this because of the number of obessed childen and teens. Thegovernment went as far as to only sell healthy food on the food snaps program. They thinks it’sreally going to stop people from buying sweets and etc.
While originally designed to combat hunger, these programs now face the challenge ofensuring proper nutrition while helping alleviate food insecurity and hunger, which still occurs inthe United States. Although many of these programs are targeted toward children, some alsoserve adults. These programs, which include the Food Stamp Program; the National SchoolBreakfast and Lunch Programs; the Summer Food Service Program; the Child and Adult CareProgram; and the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program.The consequences of obesity are serious, both for the individuals struggling with thecondition and for society, which must bear the costs associated with rising obesity rates in thepopulation. Although obesity is rooted in the behaviors and attitudes of individuals, societalinfluences those that help and those that hinder weight management may prove instrumental indetermining whether the obesity epidemic in this country can be controlled.Although one of the national health objectives for the year 2020 is to reduce theprevalence of obesity among adults by 10 percent, current data indicate that the situation is notimproving. Hopkins GIM faculty members are investigating obesity across the full range of itsnatural history and complications, as well as working to combat the epidemic by researchingvarious strategies and interventions.
Obesity is not only a health and quality of life risk for individuals, it also impacts societythrough the direct and indirect costs it generates. There are various costs to different stakeholdersthat have been outlined in section 2. For this report, where our aim was to take a conservativeapproach based on existing evidence, eleven evidence-based areas of costs of obesity wereevaluated. The total costs for these areas in Australia in 2011-12, were estimated to be $8.6billion (in 2014-15 dollars).
This total figure includes $3.8 billion in direct costs and $4.8 billionin indirect costs. These marginal costs are based on a bottom-up approach using BMI as thecomparator and include the costs of comorbidities associated with obesity such as diabetes, heartdisease and cancer.People being obese will never stop.
No matter how much the government tries peoplestill will be fat. The government isn’t stopping anything.The major areas of current federalactivity to address the obesity epidemic can be divided into five general categories: educating thepublic through information dissemination, improving access to healthy foods, improving accessto physical activities, researching the metabolic and pharmacological dynamics of weightcontrol, and providing behavioral and medical interventions for individuals. Although thesecategories are not mutually exclusive, and some initiatives draw on strategies from multiplecategories, these five areas provide a general overview of the range of government-sponsored orsupported interventions currently being implemented.The dramatic increase in obesity rates, coupled with the growing evidence base linkingobesity with a wide range of resource-intensive chronic diseases, has spurred policymakers tore-evaluate the effectiveness and adequacy of existing government interventions related tophysical activity and nutrition. Both Congress and the administration have focused renewedattention on obesity as a major health issue and have developed proposals to address the obesityepidemic.Obesity is a choice. It takes work and effort to stay in shape, but it can be fun.
You musteat healthy, stay active, and make good life choices. But healthy foods can be delicious, there areplenty of activities to do that are so much fun, and making good life choices can be rewarding inmultiple ways. To help cut obesity rates, people need to understand the effects of eating at thefast food restaurants, eating all the calorie packed foods, and the importance of encouraginghealthy lifestyles for children. There are many problems in America today, but we can removeone from the list by helping to cut obesity rates in modern America.