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eBook Thinking Critically: Obesity, 1st Edition

  • Andrea C. Nakaya
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  • ISBN-10: 1682822680
  • ISBN-13: 9781682822685
  • DDC: 362.1963
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Obesity rates in the United States are higher than ever before, with about 37 percent of adults, and 17 percent of young people ages 2 to 19 currently classified as obese. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format—supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations—this title examines issues related to obesity. Topics include: Does Obesity Pose a Serious Health Threat? Is Obesity a Matter of Personal Responsibility? Is the Food Industry to Blame for Obesity? Can the United States Reduce the Problem of Obesity?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Overview: Obesity.
1: Does Obesity Pose a Serious Health Threat?.
2: Is Obesity a Matter of Personal Responsibility?.
3: Is the Food Industry to Blame for Obesity?.
4: Can the United States Reduce the Problem of Obesity?.
Source Notes.
Obesity Facts.
Related Organizations and Websites.
For Further Research.
Index.
About the Author.