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According to table 10.1on page 289 the health consequences of having excess weight or being over weight are as follows. Obesity is one of the top preventable causes of death. Obesity and in activity increases three of our leading killers heart disease, cancer, and cerebrovascular ailments also includes strokes. Other consequences include but are not limited to be diabetes, gallstones, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, and several cancers. Being over weight can also cause you to have difficulty with breathing, taking a walk, and it may even be difficult to sit or lay down. There are also
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Unformatted text preview: psychological consequences with being over weight. You may find yourself being depressed, having very low self esteem, and/or low self confidence. Also, eating disorders may become a problem, such as bulimia and anorexia. All of these things are obviously not something that are good, when with simple steps everyday like taking a walk or eating a healthy breakfast, can prevent so many of these problems. It is important to stay healthy because you will feel better everyday and have a longer, healthier life....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course SCI/162 AAGR0OHNS2 taught by Professor Helencole during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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