Lakhyah Flores September 4, 2012
ENG 122 English Composition II
instructor: Matthew Norsworthy
The problem that I am researching is Children Obesity in America.
What Causes Obesity? Obesity occurs when a person eats more calories than the body burns up. Obesity comes from mental and physical existence of a person. My claim or reason why I chose Obesity as my topic is because I wanted to have a deeper understanding on the causes and effects of this disease.
* poor eating habits, overeating
Unhealthy eating habits are over looked by most people. The reason being is that people have got into the routine of eating chocolate, soda, and other things that are not healthy. They are so use to doing a routine, that it becomes normal to their daily lives without even acknowledging that it is affecting their health.
* lack of exercise (i.e., couch potato kids)
Obesity and a lack of exercise often go hand in hand. The more weight a person carries, the more difficult it can be to move and exercise. Mentally, an obese child could be emotionally damaged by his or her classmates and feel out casted when she is physically unable to be athletic as her other peers during physical education class or any other sport. The government advertises commercials on how a person should look and this...