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Obesity by Mind Map: Obesity
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Obesity

Causes

sedentary or Inactive lifestyle

Lack of exercise

TV viewing

Too frequent computer usage

cultural factors

Poor eating habits

Junk food

Too much food

Fast food

Genes & family history

Family share food and activities

predetermined fat storage in bodies

Health conditions

Under-active thyroid

Corticosteroids intake

Stress

Poor Mental Health

Depression

Risks

Psycho social maladjustment disorders

Health Risks

Short Term, Stress on joints, Lethargy, New node

Long Term, Osteoarthritis, Cancers, High Cholesterol, Stroke, Heart Diseases, High Blood Pressure, Type 2 Diabetes, Infertility, Poor self image

Social

Face discrimination

Less popular, Smaller social circle

Spreads

Statistics

I will try and find some statistic tasks that students can attempt on the subject obesity. An estimated 15% of children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 years are overweight in USA. According to WHO the epidemic of obesity has spread worldwide , affecting over 300 million adults which is not limited to industrialized nation but over 115 million people in developing countries suffer from obesity related problems as well.

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Obesity trends in US

Obesity in South Africa

Definition

basal metabolic index>25

Treatment

Pharmacological

Surgery

Financial impact

Family budget

Economy of a country

Role of Education

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