of problems that may occur sooner compared to someone who is in a normal weight

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of problems that may occur sooner compared to someone who is in a normal weight range. A person might also develop diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, asthma, sleep apnea, and bone/joint problems. Although these can be hereditary and someone might be genetically predisposed, a person who is obese can develop these other risk factors in an earlier age. Emotionally, children who grow up being overweight than the rest of their normal weight friends/classmates might get bullied in school which could cause a lot emotional scarring and could lead to anxiety, depression, low-self esteem and social isolation. Both physically and emotionally, this preventable disease can alter someone’s way of life. For a child who gets diagnosed early on, the pressure of society’s “perfect” body image in social media and tv takes a toll in the child’s developmental stages As explained by phys.org, “Children develop food preferences through exposure and association.” As a kid who grew up eating fast foods and going out to restaurants rather than staying at home with a home cooked meal, I concur. Our taste buds are prewired to enjoy the sweet sensations of food as well as the saltiness because it satiets the instinctive hungers. This was our way of surviving centuries ago when food was scarce and the only way to survive is to “stock up” on food as they hunt and gather. Nowadays, these are the reasons as to why many get addicted to processed foods/snacks and always tend to crave the unhealthy foods. By exposing these low nutritional foods at an early age, their food preferences tend to stick as to what they are used to eating. Most children will also tend to copy their parents’ eating habits since that is what they assimilate to. Some parents love to preach but do not follow therefore some children have the leeway of eating what are available to them. By having the
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