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This paper explains the multiple factors associated with obesity in American children such as environmental, parental and genetics, influence the increasing prevalence of childhood obesity. The author points out that many obese children many have eating disorders. The paper is presented from the point of view of a professional psychologist.
From the Paper:"There is a significant increase in the incidence of obesity in the American population according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Alarmingly, this problem affects more children each day. There are many reasons for this. Among them are diets high in fat, sugar and calories, combined with a sedentary lifestyle among many Americans including children. Marianne Hurst writing for "Education Week" suggests that many overweight children may have eating disorders. This may be the reason of their abnormal weight gain. One of these eating disorders is ..."
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Childhood Obesity (2005, December 01) Retrieved March 06, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/childhood-obesity-72487/
"Childhood Obesity" 01 December 2005. Web. 06 March. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/childhood-obesity-72487/>