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Mom, Dad! I Inherited My Obesity from You!

Summary: African Americans are more prone to obesity than white Americans due to the presence of inherited genetic factors that causes lower metabolism rate leading to obesity.
From a normal view, the famous cartoon character Fat Albert could be seen as an amusing person giving out great social messages with some moral fiber attached. From the point of science, people would question the reason behind the portrayal of Fat Albert as an African American instead of a Caucasian. This is a realization from our daily lives that most African Americans rather than whites constitute the obesity population. We cannot deny the fact that United States has the world's largest obesity population but cannot equally blame every racial group for this problem. Various researches and experiments have supported the view that African Americans are more obese than Caucasians. Lower metabolism rate is a major cause of obesity as it hinders the process of complete usage of energy intake which can lead to energy (fat) accumulation in the body. Most African...

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