HCA 240 Obesity a Modern Day Epidemic

# HCA 240 Obesity a Modern Day Epidemic

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HCA 240 Obesity a Modern Day Epidemic

Obesity: A Modern Day Epidemic

Axia College

Bruce Gould

In today's society individuals have been brought up to place blame on other people, things, or situations for many of our personal issues including obesity. Instead of taking responsibility for our own actions, society finds it easier to point the finger elsewhere. This frame of mind can be partially, to blame for the epidemic of obesity in the United States. Nearly two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight and 30.5 percent are considered obese (Healthy Youth, 2008). The eating and exercise habits that contribute to this epidemic, generally, begin in childhood (Childhood Obesity, 2010). Therefore, society must change the habits taught to our children in order to change the...

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