Informative Speech On Obesity

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Let us all take a moment to reflect on what has happened to the- healthy, progressive, and active-world we used to live in? What has happened to our children that were filled with enthusiasm and social skills? An honorable man by the name of Nelson Mandela quoted, “we can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference”. I certainly believe we have reformed the world we used to live in, creating a materialistic, commercial and unhealthy world. There are numerous factors-including technology, marketing, and advertising-that contribute towards creating and developing the unpleasant world we live in today. Unquestionably, these factors will (negatively) impact our children immensely. Marketing and advertisement…show more content…
As your body mass index rises, so does your risk for several other diseases. Being overweight (or obese) can lead to noxious diseases such as coronary heart disease, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and even (endometrial) cancer. It is vital that we are aware of the troubles and challenges obesity can cause because it is very easy for your children to be influenced by such advertisements. Expectedly, Parents go through a tremendous amount of effort and hardship in order to keep their children healthy, however, most parents aren’t aware of the diseases obesity can cause. These diseases not only have the ability to affect your body, they are capable of harming the relationship with your family and the general…show more content…
You might not realize the immense impact it has on your child’s relationship, however, these advertisements (aimed at children) create an unsocial and unenthusiastic being. Now days, children have become unappreciative and always tend to “want more”. I understand, the society has evolved, remodeling the lifestyle of children all over the globe. However, what factors have created this unpleasant lifestyle? Children-aged 6 to 11-spend approximately 28 hours a week in front of the television, watching advertisements, commercials and trailers. These advertisements give children the desire to "want more”, however, a few parents may not have the ability to afford such products. In some cases, products that are advertised may have a negative impact on a child's lifestyle, leaving the child denied by his or her parents. This may harm the mutual relationship with a parent and a child. How can advertisements influence a child's relationship with the general public or the

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