Obesity is a Result of Lifestyle

By: Ariella Levy (Contributor) When given the choice to walk five blocks or take a taxi, many Americans opt to take a taxi. If given the chance to buy a five dollar hamburger or a ten dollar salad, most people would choose the hamburger. After school, instead of running around outside, many children choose to play video games. Obesity has increased by twenty percent for adults and roughly fifteen percent the past 30 years in America as a result of bad habits. People need to work hard to fight obesity by changing their lifestyle instead of just blaming it on other factors or just hoping to magically lose weight.

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