Real Life Teens: Obesity & Health

by TMW
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Real Life Teens is an unbiased and realistic look from the perspective of teens, at the wide variety of issues teens face today featuring young teenagers telling their real stories, in their own words. The series discusses significant issues in adolescent society and cuts through many barriers with its honest and relevant advice and information. In our looks-obsessed society, lots of people think that being overweight is simply an appearance issue. Obesity issues go way beyond the ones we usually hear about, like diabetes and heart disease. Being overweight can also affect a person‰۪s joints, breathing, sleep, mood and energy levels. Being overweight can impact a person‰۪s entire quality of life. // Subjects Covered Include: Why do Teens become overweight ‰ۢ How can Teens avoid being Obese ‰ۢ The health issues surrounding being overweight ‰ۢ How depression & anxiety add to conditions of Obesity ‰ۢ What outside influences can lead to Obesity ‰ۢ Changing attitudes toward body image ‰ۢ Where to turn to if you or a friend needs help ‰ۢ Obesity can change a Teens personal self-esteem ‰ۢ How outside influences such as family life & hurtful teasing can lead to Obesity, depression & other serious issues in a Teens life & happiness