Obesity (essay)

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The percentage of overweight children in western society has increased by almost 20% in the last ten years. Discuss the causes and effects of this disturbing trend.

There are hundreds of articles on internet as well as videos. Here’s just a small selection of recent ones from the British media.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10572489/MPs-urged-to-measure-their-waistlines-in-obesity-drive.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10568652/Obese-Britons-would-rather-be-fat-than-change-their-ways.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25708278

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25713368

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25576400

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25567976

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/healthy-living/the-help-desk-how-do-i-maintain-my-new-years-resolution-to-be-more-active-9035847.html

http://www.theguardian.com/society/video/2014/jan/03/obesity-rates-rise-developing-world-odi-report-video

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/poll/2014/jan/14/sweets-ban-supermarket-checkouts-lidl

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/jan/13/sugar-how-to-give-up-11-easy-steps

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jan/13/lidl-bans-sweets-at-checkout

http://www.theguardian.com/society/video/2013/feb/18/obesity-crisis-soft-drinks-impact-video

http://www.theguardian.com/business/video/2013/jan/15/coca-cola-ad-obesity-video

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