People today let their stomachs and taste buds think for them, not first thinking of consequences of unhealthy foods.
Children lack the Childhood Obesity Childhood Obesity is a rising problem in the United States.
If a child is above the 95th percentile for his or her age/sex division that child is considered obese (“Childhood” n.p.).
However, “obese” is not just a term used to describe a fat child.
Not a day went by that I didn't get singled out, harassed or bullied.
Day after day, second after second I was being called 'fat boy, fattie, go have another cheese burger'.
Over the past years, childhood obesity has been increasing at an alarming rate because of improved technology, poor eating was added by my daily fast food intake.
My parent’s choice to work together really changed my life in a positive way, and helped me get back on the fast track to a healthier lifestyle.
It is essential that through government and community participation, we develop, establish and integrate safe strategies to tackle the ever increasing problem of childhood obesity.'Australia is rapidly turning into a nation of fat kids.'One in every five youngsters is now designated as overweight or obese, living a life prone to cardiovascular and health problems along with risks to there mental state and general well being.
Studies conducted by The Australian Diabetes, obesity and lifestyle council indicate that poor self-esteem and confidence has also been associated with obesity and almost doubles the chances of depression.