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
Obesity In Youth: Curbing Their Appetite and Knowledge
November 14, 2009
Professor Kyle Mox
Approximately two thirds of U.S. adults and one fifth of U.S children are obese or overweight. Today, many young people are scrutinized regarding their physical appearance
1. Obesity is the state of being well above ones normal weight. A person is considered obese if they are 20% or more pounds over their ideal weight. The ideal weight must be taken into account their height, sex, age, and build.
2. In America, the obesity problem from ye
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
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
The youth today faces a very problematic situation. Young Canadians face the truth of obesity and the consequences of the condition. In today's world, these Canadians are not taking care of their body; they are not fulfilling the nutritional needs of the body. Thus, leading themselves towards obesit
Childhood obesity has been an ongoing issue in America for the past several years. It has been recorded that rates of obesity in youth have tripled in the past 20 years. Today it is estimated that over 20% of American children and adolescents are overweight. This statistic alone has caught the inter
Dr. Carl Miller
7 April 2011
“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
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
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
Think about your classmates or schoolmates and try to describe them! Do it! Now count how many of them you described as 'FAT'. You can always name one, can't you? At least I can.
Obesity can cause a lot of disease like diabetes and high blood pressure, which may cause the overloading of Hong Kon
Why Is Child Obesity an Important Health Problem in America?
Techniques of substance Abuse Counseling
Dr. Barbara Omer
July 28, 2002
Obesity is a chronic state of being overweight. It's a life threatening condition and current research has shown
Obesity in America’s youth
April 27, 2013
Currently every one in three children are diagnosed obese in America. Ranging from ages 6-19, over 9 million children in 2008 were considered overweight. Tons of research has been presented from...
Of all the 1980's films, that can be described as "Eighties Teen Movies" (Thorburn, 1998) or "High School Movies" (Messner, 1998), those written and (with the exception of "Pretty In Pink" (1986) and "Some Kind of Wonderful"(1987)) directed by John Hughes were often seen to define the genre, even le
Youth Violence Reality Check: The Problem's Not as Big as it Seems
Violence is a never-ending problem that our society has battled with since the beginning of time. To most people, the most ridiculous and most noticeable violence is adolescent crime. While these crimes committed by children and
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
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,
Youth gangs in North American society are nothing new. When we turn on the news we often hear stories of misguided youth contributing to yet another gang related crime. Even though it is known that youth crimes are overrepresented in the media today, the subject of youth gang activity is quite a p
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