Health policy analysis

Document Type:Essay

Subject Area:Health Care

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Problem of obesity The rate of obesity in the United States is alarming. It has not only affected adults but children as well. The percentage of obese children has increased more than three times in the United States since 1970. According to some 2015-2016 data, for every 5 school-going children, one of them was obese (CDC, n. d). 7% from 2012 to 2017. Most people prefer to eat the fast foods which are convenient and cheap. These foods are very high in fats which have contributed to high obesity rates (McAllister, Dhurandhar, Keith et al. Some people have genetic factors that cause them to eat too much leading to obesity. What to do to solve the problem The major cause of obesity is due to consumption of unhealthy foods, especially the junk food and overeating.

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