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Childhood Obesity in America; John Lundeen and Austin Hamilton

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John Lundeen

on 6 May 2010

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Transcript of Childhood Obesity in America; John Lundeen and Austin Hamilton

Childhood Obesity in America What is obesity? What are the causes? Children's mothers greatly impact obesity. A combination of eating junk food and not exercising is the largest cause of obesity. Almost 30% of children in the United States eat fast food every day of the year. Mississippi has the highest childhood obesity rates in America. Not only are more people becoming fat, but obese people are becoming more obese. The world's fattest man, Manuel Uribe Garza, weighed 1257 pounds at one time. Obesity can cause many different diseases. There are many fun and exciting ways to prevent obesity. The best way to prevent obesity is to exercise and to eat healthy. 2008 State Obesity Rates
State % State % State % State %
Alabama 31.4 Illinois 26.4 Montana 23.9 Rhode Island 21.5
Alaska 26.1 Indiana 26.3 Nebraska 26.6 South Carolina 30.1
Arizona 24.8 Iowa 26.0 Nevada 25.0 South Dakota 27.5
Arkansas 28.7 Kansas 27.4 New Hampshire 24.0 Tennessee 30.6
California 23.7 Kentucky 29.8 New Jersey 22.9 Texas 28.3
Colorado 18.5 Louisiana 28.3 New Mexico 25.2 Utah 22.5
Connecticut 21.0 Maine 25.2 New York 24.4 Vermont 22.7
Delaware 27.0 Maryland 26.0 North Carolina 29.0 Virginia 25.0
Washington DC 21.8 Massachusetts 20.9 North Dakota 27.1 Washington 25.4
Florida 24.4 Michigan 28.9 Ohio 28.7 West Virginia 31.2
Georgia 27.3 Minnesota 24.3 Oklahoma 30.3 Wisconsin 25.4
Hawaii 22.6 Mississippi 32.8 Oregon 24.2 Wyoming 24.6
Idaho 24.5 Missouri 28.5 Pennsylvania 27.7
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