Obesity is an epidemic

Obesity is surging through teens like a disease

Statistics

The percentage of obese teens are at a staggering high. Many teens aren't looking out for their heath and what they eat. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, it is stated that almost one in three teens are considered to be obese. That's thirty-three percent of all people ages six-nineteen. While nineteen percent of boys are considered to be obese, compared to fifteen percent of girls.

Obesity is dangerous

Obesity can affects teens lives very badly and dangerously. Obesity can cause life threatening diseases such as cancer. Obesity can affect negatively affect teens social lives. Many times obesity leads them to dangerous paths such as drugs and alcohol. Obesity is a serious matter and should be solved as soon as possible.