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  • Social A Etiology Of Obesity
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    Big Fat Globalisation: Towards a Sociology of Obesity Matt Qvortrup, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen ABSTRACT: It has often been observed that obesity follows a socioeconomic gradient which adversely affects the poor. This paper proposes the outline of a sociological theory of obesity as a consequence of 'globalization factors, such as labour market deregulation. Forced to work longer hours - and with lower levels of job-security - workers in low paid jobs have fewer opportunities to burn...
  • Obese Children As Normal Weight
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    Obesity Did you know that 20% of Idaho's population is obese? According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) approximately 127 million adults in the U.S. are overweight, 60 million adults are obese, and 9 million adults are severely obese. One-third of the American adult population is affected by obesity each year and is increasing. "The definition of obesity varies depending on what one reads, but in general, it is a chronic condition defined by an excess amount of body fat. A...
  • Children Another Factor To Our Obesity Problem
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    Obesity in the U.S. Subject Sentence: Obesity in general has become a major concern in the U.S. Mainly because of three major factors dealing with obesity how quickly it became a problem, the U.S. being the most overweight nation, and the increased health risks. Introduction: Are you overweight? Do have a little junk in the trunk? To answer these questions either you or someone you know has a problem with obesity. This has come to be a problem of epidemic proportions in the U.S. Body: I) To begi...
  • Effect Of Obesity On One's Mental Health
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    COMPLETELY IN MLA FORMAT! JUST ADJUST MARGINS! Grant WadeS. ChesneEng. 101329 March 2005 Obesity and Self-Esteem Today obesity is talked about as a major physical health problem. It can cause diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, immobilization, and many other problems. However many articles fail to mention what is one of the most important and most destructive problems. This is the effect of obesity on one's mental health and wellbeing. Being excessively overweight usually instills in i...
  • Their Children's Overeating Problems
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    This article is titled "Too Much of a Good Thing" and its written by Greg Crister. He says we should denounce overeating to reduce childhood obesity, which leads to health problems later on in life. He uses the word "epidemic" to make it seem like it is a really big problem that is hurting our nation. Crister wants everybody to think bad about overeating. He says that parents are the one to blame for their children's overeating problems. Crister believes stigmatizing eating to much will work, be...

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