Global Is Preferred to Local

Topics: Hypertension, Obesity, Cancer Pages: 3 (962 words) Published: April 16, 2013
A very good afternoon to the Chair Speaker,wise and honourable adjudicators, precise timekeeper, respected teachers, worthy opponents,my fellow teammates and most of all, members of the floor.

Ladies and gentlemen, I as the second speaker of the opposition team, Arvindhra Rao s/o Krishnamurthy,strongly disagree with today's motion which is “This House Believes That Junk Food Is The Main Cause Of Health Problems”.I would say it is not the only cause. There are many other causes that contribute to health problems. Today, I would like to talk about sedentary lifestyle is one of the main cause of health problems as the opposition's 2nd stand and pollution is one of the main cause of health problems as the opposition's 3rd stand.

Before I move on to my stands, let me first rebut the first speaker of the government's team. (blah,blah,blah....must rebut the 1st speaker's stand). Now,coming back to the 2nd speaker of the government's team. He/She said (blah,blah,blah.....must rebut 2nd speaker's both stands).

Now, I will go on to talk about the opposition's 2nd stand which is sedentary lifestyle is one of the main cause of health problems. A sedentary lifestyle is a type of lifestyle with no or irregular physical activity. A person who lives a sedentary lifestyle is commonly known as a couch potato. Sedentary activities include sitting, reading, watching television, playing video games, and computer use for much of the day with little or no vigorous physical exercise

Sedentary lifestyles increase all causes of mortality, double the risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and obesity, and increase the risks of colon cancer, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, lipid disorders, depression and anxiety. According to World Health Organisation, 60 to 85% of people in the world—from both developed and developing countries—lead sedentary lifestyles, making it one of the more serious yet insufficiently addressed public health problems of our time. It is...
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