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Obesity and Eating disorders are serious issues for some citizens of the United States America and other countries these issues affect people of all race, color, creed, young and old. Obesity plays a part in about 400,000 deaths a year it has placed second, in the leading cause of preventable death.

There are weight related health problem, which stem from obesity these disorders include a host of chronic health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, stroke, gallbladder disease, arthritis, sleep disorders, respiratory problems, and cancers of the breast, Uterus, prostate, and colon cancer. Obesity will also increase the incidence and severity of infectious disease is linked to wounds healing poorly, and surgical complications, and increase pregnancy risks for both the mother and child. Eating disorders decrease the ability of the immune system to fight disease, and very low body weight is associated with an increased risk of early

Death. Body fat has its place within promoting health because too little body fat can delay sexual development, during adolescence. Eating disorders can cause health complications for the baby, during pregnancy, and it can increase the risk of malnutrition in the elderly.

Scientists, advocacy groups, federal agencies, insurance companies and drug makers have learned that obesity and eating disorders are diseases that can be passed down from mother to the child or from a dissatisfied image reflection for a mirror. It then spreads to the mind where reality and the ability to resist temptation no longer exist or exist too well. They learned that obesity is an epidemic, which has more than double since 1960, and it has Estimated suggest costs about $99.2 billion—more than the healthcare costs.

There are health problems associated with Anorexia Nervosa an eating disorder, which causes…...

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