The Important of Weight Management
Written by: Nor Atikah Bt Ghazali
The issue of obesity among teenagers is growing concern. In relation to this, you have attended a health seminar about the importance of weight control organized by the Health Ministry. As the secretary of the Health Club, I have been asked to write an article on the importance of weight management for the school magazine. There are many reasons for obesity, for example is genetics. We can see that 40% people get obesity maybe from their parents' genetics. The obesity problem is difficult to prevent, so they need be referred to a health specialist. Besides, the bad eating habits is one of the reasons obesity. We must be cautious about the food that we eat. If we take the wrong food, it may give bad effect to our body. The last reasons for obesity is lack of exercise. We need to exercise at least three times a week. We do not need to waste our money to go to the gym, we can do exercise everywhere such as jogging at the park and so on. Sometimes, we have to sweat to release bad impurities in our body. There are many ways to overcome the obesity. Firstly is eating a balanced diet. Having a balanced diet is important for our health. A balanced diet means eating the right food in the correct amount and follows the food pyramid. It means that we should eat food in the right proportions. Our diet should consist mainly of vegetables, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, and cereals such as rice, wheat and corn products. Next, do not snack between meals. We know that snacks are not healthy for our body. We need avoid eating too much of any foods that not give nutrition to our body. The snacks will bring a variety of illnesses such as kidney damage, obesity and so on. On the other hand, do not skip meals. We need to eat three times a day such as breakfast, lunch and dinner. We need to take the right amount of food to avoid body fat. Later, we need to exercise...
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