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Obesity: Health Risk

Summary: The problems and risks of obesity in America.
Public Health Policy Final Paper: Obesity

The first effective policy to battle the prevalence of obesity in the United States would be to look at weight loss programs and diets. The dietary guidelines for Americans are recommendations of what Americans should strive do daily in order to lead a healthy, long life. Among these recommendations are eating a good assortment of fruits, vegetables, and whole grain products, consuming less saturated fat and sugar, eating sensible portion sizes, and doing at least thirty minutes of moderate exercise daily. Unfortunately, most Americans do not even come close to meeting these requirements. Since 1983, the per capita consumption of added sugars has risen by 28%. By 2005, the USDA projects that added sugar consumption will increase another 20%. This is a vast quantity of sugar consumption, where the average American consumes about 64 lbs yearly, and the average teenager consumes 109 lbs. Teenagers are particularly of...

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