preventing obesity; however they provide helpful ways for preventing children and adults in becoming obese. In conclusion, the information given between Wikipedia’s and other source may be similar, but students should take precautions when gathering information from Wikipedia and adding the website as their main source. In Cathy’s blog, she mentioned tips to know if the information in Wikipedia is credible enough to be the right source for doing academic writing. One tip that was mentioned in this website was to compare the information that’s found in Wikipedia to Encyclopedia Britannica, which is a well-known highly reputable source. If the information is the same on both sources, then it’s reliable. So, it is highly recommended that when using Wikipedia, students should always find a second reliable source to back up the information’s that’s been found in Wikipedia. (Cathy). here are several causes of obesity. One common cause is the lack of physical activity. To properly digest food after consuming a huge meal, doing physical exercise is recommended. But nowadays lifestyle prevents people from working out. One main reason could be electronics. Children mostly stays home and play video games the whole day, sit behind the computer for hours, and watch T.V for hours. According to this website, pending 2 hours a day watching T.V has been linked to overweight and obesity. Other reasons for being inactive thats mentioned are relying on cars instead of walking, lack of physical education classes in schools, and fewer demands at work. (NIH). In comparison to Wikipedia, one of the main causes also mentioned inerror less walking and physical education. Wikipedia also states that television viewing time is the risk of obesity. (Wikipedia). Another main cause of obesity is the environment people live in. One reason includes having over-sized portions of food which can increase a person's chance of being obese. Many people are exposed to fast food restaurants, movie theatres, and gas stations which give them a higher chance of consuming the unhealthy foods these places provide. Some of the meals provided in these places can feed 2 or more people. Consuming big portions of food without physical activity will cause weight gain. If a person continues with this type of bad habit will make them more likely to become obese. (NIH). Please analyze this information, don't simply present it. What does it mean that Wikipedia and the NIH have the same information? Is this a good thing? There are several ways in preventing obesity to happen. Obesity can be managed by eating healthy food and doing physical activity on a daily basis. For children, reduce time in front of the T.V and computer to less than 2 hours a day, eat at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables daily, and avoid soft drinks and snacks high in sugar and fat. (Stanford Hospital). As for adults, they should improve their eating habits and increase physical activity as much as possible. Avoid foods
to the National Institutes of Health, obesity and overweight together are the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States, close behind tobacco use. Road Dahl’s novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964), Upton Sinclair’s novel, The Jungle (1906), Eric Schlosser’s non-fiction, Fast Food Nation (2001), Morgan Spurlock’s documentary, Supersize Me (2004), Craig Lambert’s non-fiction article, “The Way We Eat Now,” (2004) and the wikipedia article, “Abattoir,” or “Slaughterhouse…
unitary process inclusive of many subprocesses that are increasingly binding people and the biosphere more tightly into one global system (Wikipedia, 2007). Next let’s verify the term youth. Youth is "The time of life when one is young; especially: a: the period between childhood and maturity b: the early period of existence, growth, or development" (Wikipedia, 2007).
“Globalizing issues have effects on four major areas of international relations theory and practice. First, the interconnectedness…
Communication Skills for Teaching 2013
Nowadays, more people are suffering from obesity than hunger. These statistics are scary and according to the Healthy and Social Care Information Centre, we find information telling as that over a quarter of adults in the UK were classified as obese in 2010. The World health statistics 2012 reports, that one in six adults are obese. These statics are terrifying. I want to demonstrate…
By Joelle Mascord
While neurons are the building blocks of the body’s communication system, it is the networks of neurons that allow signals to move between the brain and body. These organized networks, composed of up to one trillion neurons, make up what is known as the nervous system. There are two parts to the nervous system. The central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system, which is composed of nerves and nerve…
offer two kinds of services including counter service and drive-through, with indoor and sometimes outdoor seating.
McDonald's Corporation earns revenue as an investor in properties, a franchiser of restaurants, and an operator of restaurants. (Wikipedia)
The Aim behind this report is to perform a research on customer service provided by McDonald food chain stores. Besides, the customer service methods and techniques used my McDonald will be discussed in detail.
Childhood Obesity: A Growing Epidemic
University of South Dakota
Would you like to super-size this meal for an extra $.39? That is a question far too many Americans hear everyday. People in this country are getting fatter and fatter. "In a study conducted by the independent Institute of Medicine (IOM), the prevalence of obese children age 6 to 11 is three times as high as 30 years ago," (Arnst and Kiley, 2004). Additionally, 31% of the total U.S. population is classified…
food to clothes and have it delivered right to your house. Phones are an invention that keeps people from going out and getting something. Instead people choose to simply stay inside their homes and have things delivered to them, which can lead to obesity and other ailments. People also waste a lot of time talking and texting to their friends over the phone. Whatever happened to when people actually talked to other people face to face? The problem with phones is that people over use them when they…
correlate with premature deaths (years lost before the age of 75), less preventative health care, poor health habits (smoking, lack of physical exercise, alcoholism, and drug abuse), sexually transmitted diseases (872 per 100,000 population), increased obesity, and above average teenage (between 15-19 years…
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Patient UKDiabetes mellitus
Diabetes mellitus (DM), also known as simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high…