All over the world, the number of overweight people is growing. What do you feel are the main causes of this? What are the effects?

Globally, the worldwide percentage of obese individuals is rapidly increasing. Major reason's for
this
are
firstly
, the adoption of a sedentary lifestyle and
secondly
, unhealthy
food
choices.
However
, these obstacles can be overcome by many solutions.
To begin
with, a high BMI is due to unhealthy lifestyle trends in the
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21s t
21 st
century. With busy everyday lives, we gravitate towards easy lunch and dinner options
such
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as fast food,
as, fast
food
and microwaveable meals, which are high in sugar and fat content. To illustrate, a study conducted by the American obesity society found that
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the fast food industry market
fast
food
industry market has tripled since the
year
2000.
Moreover
, people do not find the time to include
exercise
in their everyday lives.
This
is because
exercise
is key in burning fats and building
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muscle, which
muscle which
in turn reduces your total body fat percentage.
This
lack of
exercise
combined with unhealthy eating is a recipe for disaster. The aftermath's of obesity are countless. The biggest one is that it leads to massive health deterioration, through the interactions
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occurring
occuring
through our
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body's
body
bodies
physiology,
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specifically
specfically
, the negative interaction of fat and cells.
For example
, overweight people are 70% more likely to develop diseases
such
as heart failure, hypertension and diabetes, the leading causes for death worldwide.
This
causes early morbidity in younger individuals.
Furthermore
, person's with body mass index higher than 30
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results
result
in massive losses to the
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health care
healthcare
system every
year
. Due to the liability of their diseases, millions of dollars are spent each
year
on their medication.
For example
, a study by the NHS in 2018, found that 50% of hospital beds each
year
were occupied by over weight
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individuals
indivisuals
. In conclusion, awareness and implementation of healthy
food
options
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,
,
as well as, more vigorous global
exercise
schemes will help in solving the issue of the rise worldwide fat rates.
Consequently
, preventing the consequences that
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arise, such
arise
such
as increased morbidity rates.

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