The state of obesity in the world today is a concern for all
governments especially those in developed countries.
Despite the efforts these governments have taken, the
epidemic seems to become more serious.
It affects both children as well as adults. The main reason
for the growth of this epidemic is a lack of proper
nutrition knowledge among the people. Most of the
people have limited physical exercise as children spend a
lot of time playing video and internet games or watching
People who become obese in their childhood may not be
able to overcome it and take it into adulthood. The
problem is more serious among minorities who have less
access to quality medical care to help in treating the
problem. Obesity has become more common as people
adopt the conveniences of life and foods that add more
health risks than benefits.