What factors have contributed to the obesity epidemic in the United States?
1. What factors have contributed to the obesity epidemic in the United States?
There are many factors that contribute to obesity in general, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, like genes, metabolism, behavior, culture, environment, and socioeconomic status.
We do know that bad eating habits and low physical activity at home and at school has created a generation of children who are overweight with growing number of obese children. Eating habits, like the type of foods we eat i.e. high calorie foods, chips, pop, fast food, fried foods, hamburgers, etc. means we have more input than ...
Obesity in the United States is depicted. References are also provided to justify the assertions.