A review of obesity, concerns of the patient and steps that can be taken to combat the problem.
# 86418 | 900 words | 2 sources | 2005 |
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Medical and Health (Nutrition and Exercise) , Nutrition (Food) , Nutrition (Exercise) , Medical and Health (Eating Disorders) , Medical and Health (General) , Nutrition (General)
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This paper outlines several types of prevention strategies in the fight to combat obesity and goes on to describe and discuss them in more detail. The paper then reviews the of patient concerns regarding medical attention and obesity.
From the Paper:"With the advent of many conveniences and luxuries of our modern and advanced time, it would seem that our overall health would almost certainly improve, thanks to medical and technological breakthroughs and advancements. In some ways, it has, with science and medicine obliterating various scores of diseases and lengthening the average lifespan of the average American man or woman to lengths never seen previously. However, one serious problem has come along with this technologically advanced age in which we live and that is obesity. Obesity has come about as a problem because of many of the same technological things at which we marvel. Television, computers, and other things have decreased the amount of time we exercise. And with our busy schedules, processed meals or fast food and their empty calories have made us more obese, on the whole. However, there are ways in which obesity can be combated."
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