• Improving nutrition education among the youth through positive peer effects
    Rhetoric 105 1 May 2012 Fruit Salad or Big Mac?: Improving Nutrition Education Among the Youth Through Positive Peer Effects Obesity is a major health problem observed in many developed and industrialized countries all over the world. In United States alone, Centers for Disease Control and Pre
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  • Higher education and poverty reduction among the youth
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  • How serious is problem obesity in malaysia and what actions are being taken by the malaysian government ?
    PETALING JAYA: More Malaysians are keeping awake till late to indulge in what is becoming a top national pastime – tucking it in at 24-hour eating joints. Yes, we are practically eating round-the-clock. If you are still not convinced, take a look at the goings-on at mamak shops close to and way
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  • Obesity and overweight among american adolescents and children
    The problem of rapid increase of obesity among children and adolescents in the United States has recently become one of the most discussed topics and is considered as a population threat. According to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion about 9 million young peopl
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  • Obesity among children and adolescents
    Charvi Patel April 7th, 2010 Obesity among Children and Adolescents Obesity has been a controversial issue for years. Childhood obesity is already an epidemic in some areas and is on the rise in others. Although rare in the past, obesity is now amongst some of the most widespread issues affect
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  • Obesity as a social and medical problem
    Obesity as a Social and Medical Problem Obesity has become an epidemic in our over indulgent North American society. In addition to body image issues, obesity causes significant health issues. Society often views the word obesity to be a disease when it is actually a sign of a disorder; genetic
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  • Many people feel the toy in the mcdonalds happy meal should be removed as a step to combat the childhood obesity problem in the us.
    Many people feel the toy in the McDonalds happy meal should be removed as a step to combat the childhood obesity problem in the US. Some cities like San Fransisco have gone as far as to ban the toy in the happy meal (Tell Me More. National Public Radio. 29 Apr. 2010. Web. 27 Oct. 2012). I done sha
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  • Obesity problem
    RLibby White Dr. Carl Miller English 102 7 April 2011 EnormoU.S. Problem “The bigger the better” is not always necessarily true. In America, the amount of citizens overweight is rapidly increasing as the age of overweight people is decreasing. Although there is no specific cure, this
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  • Obesity among the 21st century
    Obesity Among The 21st Century The schools, malls and homes of the 21st century should not be filled with overweight, unhealthy children. Yet, that is the case as young children and adolescents continue to purchase and eat unhealthy, detrimental food—or “junk food.” It’s time for parents an
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  • Problem with childhood obesity
    Problem with Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. As a result, children are at increased risk for myriad preventable acute and chronic medical problems. Many of which are associated with increased morbidity and mortality. In addition, childhood
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  • Obesity is a problem
    Brian Moon Professor Agius Rhet 120-03 12/4/2012 Childhood Obesity: a problem Childhood obesity is not merely an issue in the United States- it is an epidemic. The number of overweight and obese children in America has increased at an alarming r
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  • Why is child obesity an important health problem in america?
    Why Is Child Obesity an Important Health Problem in America? Webster University Unknown Student Techniques of substance Abuse Counseling Dr. Barbara Omer July 28, 2002 Abstract Obesity is a chronic state of being overweight. It's a life threatening condition and current research has shown
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  • Alcohol abuse among teenagers
    ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG TEENAGERS: General View: It's very interesting that I find myself writing about something that not only is commonsense, but what is more, something that every one knows about in general but may not in particular. Alcohol use among teenagers is a serious problem and is respo
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  • Obesity
    Obesity is a problem that affects virtually every person on the planet. Everyone knows someone who is overweight or they themselves are overweight. In this research paper we will be looking at the topic of obesity and the social ramifications that it holds. We will first look at obesity in a broa
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  • Obesity
    Obesity has become a concern for many people in our culture. The obesity rate among Americans has gotten worse over the years. The topic of weight is very prevalent among people in today's society. Everywhere you look you see people of different weights and appearances. Tall, small, thin, wide,
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  • Obesity
    Today, approximately 25 percent of children and teenagers are obese and the number is on the rise. Since the1960's childhood obesity has increased by 54 percent in children ages six to eleven. In children twelve to seventeen it has increased by 39 percent. (Silberstein, 1) Childhood obesity is so pr
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  • Obesity
    Obesity as a Disease I. Abstract As a health care professional it is our position statement that obesity should be considered as a disease. Overweight and obese adults are considered at risk for developing diseases such as type II diabetes, hypertension, high blood cholesterol, coronary heart dise
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  • Reducing the harm of america's drug problem
    The use and abuse of non-prescription drugs has been a problem in America since colonial times. Historically, the reaction to this problem has been the enforcement of prohibition laws and providing total abstinence education. This has resulted in big business in America; according to the United St
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  • The ue of diet pills among adolescent girls
    The Use of Diet Pills among Adolescent Girls Dieting is a common occurrence in our country, but dieting is most common among adolescent girls. Since millions of Americans try to lose weight every year, many of them turn to weight-loss pills for help (MFMER 2004). Dieting may place the risk of u
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  • The correlation between obesity, depression, and physical activity
    Obesity is becoming an impending epidemic in our society (Hill, Wyatt, Reed, & Peters, 2003; Kottke, Wu, & Hoffman, 2003). Prevalence of obesity is on the rise and deaths attributable to it are higher than ever. It is estimated by the NIDDK (2003) that 30.5% of adults in the United States are obese
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