Childhood Obesity in America

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Talking about the sociologically obesity, first we should know about the term obesity that what is obesity? When there is a large amount of fat in the body caused when a person eats immoderately and gain more energy, this is called obesity. Existing obese in your body can be a very contrary affects on body. Being overweight and obesity is mostly measured by BMI (Body Mass Index), which asks person's gender, height and weight. BMI is calculated by formula in which height is squared which is then divided by your weight, units of both height and weight are kept in SI units which is meters and kilograms. If your Body Mass Index is in the range of 25 - 30 then you are a normal but if you're Body Mass Index exceeds from 30 then you are overweight.


Amongst groups and who have the status low of socioeconomic obesity is mostly found in these because they incline to be find more food because in high societies concept of exercise is so much common which keeps their body fit and out of reach from Obesity.

According to the World Health Organization the theory has been passed that the foods containing highly energy, fats and fatty ingredients have actually small amount of minerals and vitamins and as your body needs minerals vitamins in a limited but in high quantity. Having higher BMI put your body into a disease because anything which exceeds its limit is not good. Some of the diseases which can be occur in your body because of high BMI like: diabetes, Musculoskeletal disorders- eapecially osteoarthritis, cardiovascular disease and some cancers like colon, breast and endometrial.

We cannot blame on any one of the source of getting fat, it includes system that how you are tackling...