Stopping Obesity in America
Should America keep allowing obesity to exist or should obesity be stopped? Everyday you wake up and take a look around, you notice that almost everyone you see is overweight. Obesity needs to be stopped, because it does not contribute to any factor to help live a good life. Being Obese can only cause bad health and even death. When turning on your TV you see commercials that show food like Burger King and Mc Donald’s taken to increase the obesity rate in America. Today many people don’t notice that businesses, around the world, does not care if they gain weight they just want them to buy their product. People just think that individuals become obese by eating food all the time, which this could be one of the problems, but there are several more causes of obesity. Obesity can be generic; it can be cause by health problems, depression, lack of exercise, and can cause low self confidence. The major problem is seen in public schools and fast food restaurants that sell the worst food for your health. In addition, the World Health Organization estimates 1.3 million people are overweight. I believe that the government should do something about this. Perhaps they should set a law that says that you can’t purchase more than three meals for the day if you weigh over your average scale in height. I don’t think that there are any great concerns as to whether the people that are over weight are being discriminated. My proposal is not to discriminate it is to help obese people lose the weight and become more confident about them selves by being healthy. Obesity surgeries have surged in recent years along with global waistlines. In the United States alone, 177,600 operations were performed last year, according to the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. The most common method was gastric bypass, or stomach-stapling surgery, which reduces the stomach to a small walnut-sized pouch and bypasses part of the small intestine where...
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