Obesity: An American Epidemic

Obesity: An American Epidemic

by Emily Mahoney


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534561472
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2017
Series: Lucent Hot Topics Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: A Problem on the Rise 6

Chapter 1 Americans' Weight and Health 10

Chapter 2 What Causes American Obesity? 25

Chapter 3 Children's and Teenagers' Eating Habits and Lifestyle 42

Chapter 4 The Food Industry's Role in Obesity 58

Chapter 5 Healthy Lifestyle Changes 74

Notes 88

Discussion Questions 91

Organizations to Contact 93

For More Information 95

Index 97

Picture Credits 103

About the Author 104

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