ObesityThroughout TheYears In UpstateNew YorkBy: Laura Graziose
OverviewObesity: Having too much body fat. Upstate New Yorker’s suffer from obesity every year. Since 2004-2008 there has been a drastic increase.
Map Of New YorkObesity Rates In 2008
Counties With The Most ObeseAdults from 2004 to 2008 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008Chautauqua Chemung Franklin Seneca ChautauquaCounty County County County County 26.5% 27.3% 27.7% 30.1% 29.9% Obese Obese Obese Obese Obese adults Adults Adults Adults Adults
Ways To Fight ObesityThere are a few ways to cure obesity. Eat healthy foods Fruits and vegetables Exercise Daily Running/walking Lift weights
Surgery Can AlsoBe Done To CureObesity Such as Gastric Bypass Lap-Band Surgery
Summary Obesity is a growing epidemic Manyhealth problems today are result of Obesity Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and death Ways to solve the problem Eathealthier Exercise Surgery
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