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Many people all over the world are becoming obese, unfit, and not healthy. Some of those people have tried nothing, and stick with the eating habits and the way they live. This can lead to many deaths because of obesity. Kids are becoming more obese which leads to diabetes, heart attacks, and other diseases. According to the article, McDonald’s feeds more than 46 million people a day-more than the entire population of Spain. This shows people are going to more fast food restaurants more then ever because it is convenient, fast, and you don’t have to waste your time cooking. This is a big factor in why so many people are obese. Not only at fast food restaurants, but people buy more unhealthy and processed foods because they are convenient, and don’t cost a lot. In order to maintain a healthy weight, you have to stay fit, exercise, and eat right. Some exercises you can do easily everyday is, walk, jog, play sports with friends, stretches, and warm ups. These are all things you can do on a daily basis to get your heart rate up. With exercising, you also have to eat healthy everyday. Some healthy foods you can eat is whole wheat food, brown rice, salad, and vegetables. These are just examples but there are many more foods to keep you healthy. Some things that also cause people to become overweight, according to the article, is emotional triggers. When you are emotional, depending on your mood, you eat the food you crave even though you aren’t even hungry at all. Some Emotional triggers that may lead to unhealthy choices is, being depressed or sad because of a family death. Also, having relationship problems or conflicts. Second, having stress at school or at work. For example, having to think of so many things you have to have done or a lot of work you have to complete. To replace emotional triggers, you could go out with friends, go to the movies, ice skating, or rollerblading. Another thing to replace an emotional trigger is to go for a walk or jog. Also, play a board game. There are also so many kids out there that are obese maybe because someone in there family is, or they just aren’t getting the proper information and