Obesity in two countries Essay

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Obesity Rates in the U.S. and Mexico

Obesity Rates I. Increasing levels of obesity could compromise future gains in the life in expectancy in low and high income countries. A. Research on the Organization for economic cooperation and Development as the OECD B. Article report "Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit not Fat" C. Study's on the article on how obesity rates have resulted.
II. How obesity rates have grown by 4 to 5 percent in The U.S and Mexico. A. How does this affect us and the Countries. B. What affect does it have on the people who are obese age wise as well. C. Reports on how many people live per year.
III. Height and weight have been an increase since the 18th century. A. While weight gain is an issue it has been largely beneficial while further gains are dangerous. B. Severely obese people die at certain ages. Sometimes sooner than expected and these people do not know how bad this has an effect. C. How much is obesity responsible for.
IV. Today's generation is effected by obesity especially in the United States, more and more kids under the ages of 15 are becoming obese. A. Rates evolved according to previous projections or, more often, below those projections, in all four countries. B. The same is true in the other three countries during the past ten years, although with some fluctuations. C. One in five children are affected by excess body weight across all countries, the United States is closer to one third.
V. Other aspects that obesity takes a toll on socially. A. Women are more often obese than men. B. Obesity is more common among the poor and the less educated. C. women with little education are two to three times more likely to be overweight than more educated women.
VI. Conclusion. What can be done? A. What can be changed. B. why should it be changed in these countries? C. what would be the outcome if it were to be changed?

Obesity Through the growth in obesity rates there has been in increase developed in countries over the past decade, the two countries that people are more aware about these rates are in the United States and in Mexico. More adults and kids living in the developed world are obese than ever before. According to some information I researched by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development also known as (OECD) they show an updated analysis of trends and social disparities in obesity that were originally reported in the 2010 report "Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit not Fat". Obesity rates have significantly slowed or stopped all together in other countries, yet have grown only slightly in Mexico and the United States. Mexico has overtaken the United States as the fattest country on this half of the globe, With a 32.8 percent adult obesity rate, Mexico just inches past the 31.8 percent obesity rate in the United States, according to a study released last month by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization. The speed at which Mexicans have made the change from a diet dominated by maize and beans to one that bursts at the seams with processed fats and sugars poses one of the greatest challenges to public health officials. That makes Mexico the most obese country in the hemisphere and one of the fattest countries on the planet. According to the FAO’s data, which dates from 2008, several Pacific Island countries and territories have even higher obesity rates. Nauru 71.1 percent, the Cook Islands 64.1 percent and the Marshall Islands 46.5 percent all boast obesity rates well above those found in either Mexico or the United States. In other end of the spectrum, obesity rates have grown by 4 to 5 percent in Mexico and the United States, the country with the highest rate of obesity of any developed nation. Altogether, obesity rates across the developed world are alarmingly high. ranging from 3 to 4 percent in other countries…