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    obesity as a disease

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    Would you help me to get started on the following question:

    Is obesity a disease? why or why not?

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    Let's take a look at both sides of the debate to help you choose a position to argue. I also attached the source article from which this response is drawn and that expands on this response.

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    1. Is obesity a disease? Why or why not?

    There is an ongoing debate over whether or not obesity is a disease and, in fact, "as obesity rates and the cost of treating obesity-related conditions increase in the United States" (www,obesity.procon.org), it has increased in intensity. There ...

    Solution Summary

    Both sides of the obesity as a disease debate are presented. References are also infused to validate the findings.

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