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  1. 1. Obesity<br />By Tayler Vebares<br />
  2. 2. Obesity- Definition<br />The definition of obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems. <br />It differs from being overweight in that to be overweight is when you weigh more than the standard weight for a specific body type and obese is an excessive amount of body fat and at least ten percent over standard weight.<br />
  3. 3. Contributors<br />The two things that contribute to the rise in obesity are bad nutrition and lack of physical fitness. <br />
  4. 4. Dangers of Obesity<br />Obesity increases the likelihood of various diseases, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, breathing difficulties during sleep, certain types of cancer, and osteoarthritis.<br />
  5. 5. Dangers of Obesity<br />
  6. 6. Exercise<br />You can help treat obesity by exercising at least 60 minutes a day.<br />
  7. 7. Eating Right<br />Eating healthy foods, cutting back on junk food and drinking water can help treat obesity as well.<br />
  8. 8. Works Cited<br />http://www.myvisiontest.com/img/upload/obesity.jpg<br />http://biomed.brown.edu/Courses/BI108/BI108_2005_Groups/02/obesity.jpg<br />http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/uimages/kitchen/2008_5_27-Desserts.jpg<br />http://media.wktv.com/images/exercise.gif<br />http://www.calvin.edu/news/photos/students/exercising-students.jpg<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obesity<br />http://www.magicreef.co.nz/images/Fruit.jpg<br />http://waterandwells.com/images/water.jpg<br />

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