Tag Archive: Obesity

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Fast Food Nation

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Outline I) Introduction: Fast Food Nation is a book in which Eric Schlosser did not hold any detail back. His ideas are very much similar to Hank Cardello who expressed his feelings in his best seller Stuffed and a article... [ view article ]

264 words | 0 pages

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Arteriosclerosis: Artery and Blood Sugar

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Arteriosclerosis refers to several diseases in which the arterial wall thickens and loses its elasticity. Commonly confused with atherosclerosis, which is the formation of plaques consisting of cholesterol and other substances on the arterial walls, arteriosclerosis is the thickening and... [ view article ]

427 words | 1 pages

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Obesity in Western Culture

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Within our constantly evolving and ever-changing Western world, what is deemed as being deviant has shifted and adapted to suit the norms and values of society at large. Thus, deviancy can be defined as behaviour that violates the normative rules,... [ view article ]

1287 words | 4 pages

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Is the Fast Food Industry Responsible for the Obesity Epidemic in the United States

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Briana Richie 9-17-10 6th period Is the fast food industry responsible for the obesity epidemic in the United States? The fast food industry is not responsible for America’s weight gain. Other countries have fast food restaurants and yet America is... [ view article ]

536 words | 1 pages

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Can breastfeeding prevent childhood obesity?

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Can breastfeeding in the first six months prevent childhood obesity? Childhood obesity is becoming a worldwide concern given the potential health implications in the future. Obese children are more likely to suffer physical and mental health problems and are likely... [ view article ]

3382 words | 11 pages

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Obesity in the UK

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Obesity in the UK – individual problem or national plague? Introduction: Levels of obesity are on the rise in the UK and following calls from doctors and other health professionals, the government has pledged to fight obesity with promises to... [ view article ]

8410 words | 28 pages

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Biochemical and hormonal changes in childhood obesity

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The prevalence of chronic or non communicable disease is escalating much more rapidly in developing countries than in industrialized countries. According to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, by the 2020, non communicable diseases will account for approximately three quarter of... [ view article ]

5337 words | 17 pages