In some countries the average weight of people is increasing and their level of health and fitness is decreasing. What do you think are the causes of these problems and what measures could be taken to solve them? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Nowadays, doctors and health professionals spend lots of time to debate why obesity rate is increasing very fast and people have a poor health condition. There are several reasons why this problem is popular in most of countries around the world, but also is several ways to solve that problem. Many people today have a sedentary lifestyle witch not prevent obesity. Most of people use buses or drive to work and sit at their desks many hours daily. People avoid stair, prefer lift. After job usually drive to home and have some time to relax on their sofas, watching some serials on tv few hours daily. Lack of physical simply activities is crucial cause of health disease and obesity. In addition, people are very busy working long hours, then they are tired and they don't have a time to cook healthy meals after job. Usually they consume fast foods, which contain sugar and unhealthy fats. Poor diet and lack physical activity todays made people sicker and obese. However, there are many ways to prevent overweight and repair poor health. First is educating kids since preschool about healthy food. Showing them how looks good food in schools canteens can help also. In addition, increase tax level for junk foods and building more activity area for families such as swimming pools, bike tracks without extra fees. Rising obesity rates a lack fitness level are a growing problem today. It is government and schools responsibility to take more attention and made some serious action to educate people how important is sport activities and good food rich of vitamins, minerals.
Submitted by Serhio Baraniuk on
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