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The Trend of American Obesity

Summary: My essay is about the trend in American obesity.
It is not difficult to notice that over the past 30 years, America's waistline has been growing. According to the American Obesity Association (AOA), close to 127 million adults in the U.S. are overweight, 60 million are obese, and 9 million are considered severely obese. Overeating, consuming unhealthy and fatty foods and a lack of exercise are the most common causes that most people attribute to obesity, but a closer examination of the issue reveals that a chaotic and hurried lifestyle and an over-dependence on technology are partly responsible for creating the conditions where an unhealthy lifestyle has become the norm for most Americans.

The percentage of Americans overweight from 1976 to 1980 was almost 20% less than today's number of overweight Americans. What is different today that causes us to be 20% larger than we used to be? Well it could be the smallest technological luxuries that we take for granted...

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