How Does Obesity Affect us?

By: Natalia Hyc

Risks:

There could be lots of risks and contributing factors to being obese. Here are some listed

-Genetics

-Family Lifestyle

-Inactivity

-Unhealthy Diet

-Medical Problems

-Certain Medications

-Social and Economic Issues

Children's Lives are Greatly Affected

Children have more issues while being obese. Some of those issues include:

-Being a target of bullying

-Social skills are affected

-Self-Esteem Issues

-Depression

America is Affected

We need to stop obesity and raise awareness.

Sources

"The Social Effects of Obesity in Children." LIVESTRONG.COM. LIVESTRONG.COM, 08 June 2015. Web. 15 June 2015.

"Obesity." Risk Factors. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 June 2015.

"America's Most Obese States Tend to Have One Thing in Common."TakePart. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 June 2015.