Institution Professor Course Date Obesity in US Introduction According to World Health Organization (WHO) obesity has stretched to a prevalent proportion with more than 300 Million people being obese. Recent statics from National Centre for Health Statistics (NCHS) indicates that obesity in the United States remains to be a significant threat to the health of many Americans with at least one person in every three (accounting for more than 33 percent) adults being obese. Further statistics indicate that at least one in every six children aging from 2 to 19 years is suffering from obesity. American women have the highest rates of obesity (more than 40 percent) compared to men (at 35.5 percent). However the rates of obesity differ from one state to another but remain very high countrywide (Slack et al 868). West Virginia has the highest record of more 37 percent of adults while Colorado has the lowest of Obesity–Volume 2: Clinical Applications. Vol. 2. CRC Press 2014. Flegal K. M. Kruszon-Moran D. Carroll M. D. Fryar C. D. & Ogden C. L. (2016). Trends in obesity among adults in the United States 2005 to 2014. JAMA 315(21) 2284-2291 Hojjat Tahereh Alavi and Rata Hojjat. "Consequences of Obesity." The Economics of Obesity. Springer Singapore 2017. 7-9. Slack Tim et al. "The geographic concentration of US adult obesity prevalence and associated social economic and environmental factors." Obesity 22.3 (2014): 868-874. Slack Tim et al. "The geographic concentration of US adult obesity prevalence and associated social economic and environmental factors." Obesity 22.3 (2014): 868-874. Tolson Kristen P. et al. "Inducible neuronal inactivation of Sim1 in adult mice causes hyperphagic obesity." Endocrinology 155.7 (2014): 2436-2444. Val-Laillet David et al. "Neuroimaging and neuromodulation approaches to study eating behavior and prevent and treat eating disorders and obesity." NeuroImage: Clinical 8 (2015): 1-31. [...]
Sociological Imagination Paper. 4-5 pages, no more than 7 pages. MUST HAVE UP TO 7 CITED CITATIONS Pick a topic. Introduction: Statement of the problem. You can do this by giving a background story or just by stating numbers and statistics. Narrow the problem in dominance. Talk about why this is a problem. Then argue the counter. Correct a previous misconception. Thesis statement. 1.Give some background to the topic. You can either use a story or use statistics to introduce the topic and why it’s prevalent in these days. 2.Introduce the counter. This should be a correction to a previous misconception. 3.Then your thesis statement. Body Paragraphs: Evidence and Perspective 1.You can do this a couple ways. Either list stories in a time line from articles in the newspaper where there was a supporting incident. For ex: If you’re writing about obesity and how obesity is declining, you can bring up journal articles or newspapers where there is evidence of obesity declining regardless of the increase in the fast food industry. 2.You can also use articles in the databases where there are papers done to study this correlation. 3.You can also develop your body paragraphs by concepts. 4.Social issue of that problem/ Importance of the problem. Consequences. Social class/race/gender. How does it break down? What is the cause? Historical changes? 5.In your body paragraphs, should be the perspective that outlines the concept. Conclusion: Thesis statement. What does the evidence say? Conceptual Significance (ONE OR TWO CONCEPTS that are developed in your paper? Social consequences and practical significance. What kind of practice can society take given your analysis? Limitations/further research? Sociological Imagination analysis? Works Cited Page: Use anything EXCEPT the New York Post or Daily News. Use however many sources will get you to argue your thesis.