Argumentative Essay On Obesity

722 Words3 Pages
OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY As a woman dealing with overweight my whole life I had experience some of the consequences mostly psychological that have affected mi life in a negative way. Overweight and Obesity are conditions affecting millions of people in America and around the world; now considers by experts as a diseased that doesn’t discriminated starting from little kids till older adults, and can cause a lot of physical and psychological problems to the people who have it. A person is consider overweight when it is weight is more that what is consider normal but it can come from muscles, bones, fat or for retaining water. Depending on factors like height, age, sex and body type. And obesity is just referring to excess of body fat.…show more content…
• More than 1 in 6 children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered to be obese. According to the National Institutes of Health, obesity and overweight together are the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States, close behind tobacco use. An estimated 300,000 deaths per year are due to the obesity epidemic. This information is really alarming because been overweight makes more likely to have other conditions like heart diseased, diabetes, high blood pressure, breathing problems, gout, some types of cancer between others. In addition to all the physical problems they are also the psychological and behavioral and they can be as dangerous as the physical. This includes low self-steem and anxiety, and even more serious like depression and eating disorders that can cause death. One important reason why people suffering from overweight have a low self-steem and suffer from depression is dealing with society. Society has a very important role on what they consider beautiful or attractive and usually people with overweight are look like they don’t have enough motivation. In our daily living, all we can see on TV, in billboards, at the mall is beautiful skinny people, like the only way that you could be attractive or maybe more successful is having a small tone body. Usually people with overweight are look down, and they are very aware of

More about Argumentative Essay On Obesity

Open Document