TITLE

Counterpoint: Obesity Needs to be Countered by Education & Personal Responsibility

AUTHOR(S)
Deeker, Wayne
PUB. DATE
October 2017
SOURCE
Australia Points of View: Obesity;2017, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an argument against the idea that cultural, psychological, or genetic causes are responsible for rising obesity rates. It is the author's opinion that obesity is self-inflicted and the result of poor eating habits coupled with a sedentary lifestyle. Social factors which contribute to obesity, education surrounding the issue of obesity and public health, and childhood obesity rates are discussed.
ACCESSION #
47704797

 

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