•“What Are the Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity?” located at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/obe/risks.html
Write a one to two page (1-2) page essay in which you:
1.Describe the effect that obesity (childhood and / or adult) has had on you personally or your community.
2.Select one (1) contributing factor to childhood or adult obesity. Recommend two (2) preventative measures related to the selected factor that people can take in order to reduce their chance of becoming obese.
3.Discuss one (1) sociological theory that relates to the selected contributing factor to obesity
for the essay should be the article from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the sections noted in your text. For this reason, APA citations or references are not required for this assignment.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
•Define the basic concepts used in the discipline of sociology.
•Explain the major theoretical paradigms of sociology.
•Use technology and information resources to research issues in sociology.
•Write clearly and concisely about sociology using proper writing mechanics.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student`s name, the professor`s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required assignment page length.
Obesity in America Name Professor Course Date Obesity in America Personally, I have not struggled with obesity, and none of the people closest to me have. However, I have been a first-hand witness of how obesity affects people`s health as well as their emotional stability. First of all, being obese makes one susceptible to heart diseases,