I/220 Week 4
Weight, Fitness, and Nutrition
Writea 50- to 100-word response to the following:
- Why do you think the US has become more obese over the years? Why are people with lower income statistically more obese than the rest of the country? Is society to blame? Why or why not?
- Do physically active people tend to suffer less from chronic illness? Why or why not?
- What’s wrong with Having Too Much Body Fat?
- What Is a Healthy Weight?
5 How has the incidence of overweight and obesity changed in the United States over the past few decades?
6 What are two chronic disorders that are more common in obese individuals than in lean individuals?
- When is a high BMI not associated with an increased health risk?
8 What type of body fat increases health risks?