Stopping teen obesity

by: martin krickl

Eating right


One way to stop teen obesity in america is if everyone try there best to eat heathy. This inclueds less protions and best food checies. For example you could use a food pirmind.

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Some facts

Rates of obesity have increased dramatically in recent decades for Americans of all ages according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio.
Obesity is an excessive accumulation of body fat such that individuals are over 20 percent heavier than their ideal body weight. Obesity is a common eating disorder associated with adolescence.
One of the growing concerns affecting today's teenagers is the increase in the rate of teen obesity. According to the American Obesity Association, about 30.4 percent of teenagers are overweight, and 15.5 percent of teens are obese. This means that 45.9 percent of teens are at risk for developing health problems due to weight. It is important to note that weight gain during the teen years is normal. It is when that weight gain progresses beyond normal limits that teens become at risk for obesity. Generally speaking, a person is obese when the BMI exceeds 30 percent.
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The end

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