• 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 in Youth: Curbing Their Appetite and Knowledge
    Obesity In Youth: Curbing Their Appetite and Knowledge Stephanie Early COM/220 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
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  • Obesity, the Real Problem
    * Introduction 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
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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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  • Canadian Youth & Obesity Epidemic: Realities and Solutions
    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
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  • Project Topic on Youth Unemploment and Social Problem in Nigeria
    American Journal of Social Issues & Humanities (ISSN: 2276 - 6928) Vol.2(5) pp. 315-321 Sept. 2012 Available online http://www.ajsih.org ©2012 American Journal of Social Issues & Humanities Rising Youth Unemployment and Violent Crime in Nigeria Okechukwu Odinaka Ajaegbu Department of Sociol
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  • Youth Obesity
    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
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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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  • 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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  • Problem of Obesity
    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
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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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  • obesity in america's youth
     Obesity in America’s youth April 27, 2013 Introduction 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...
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  • The Decade of Realizations: American Youth During the 80s
    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
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  • Youth Violence: the Problem's Not as Big as It Seems
    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
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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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  • Youth Gangs
    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
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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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