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Causes and health consequences of overweight and obesity factors that may contribute to weight gain among adults and youth include genes, eating habits, physical inactivity, tv, computer, phone, and other screen time, sleep habits, medical conditions or medications, and where and how people live, including their access to healthy foods and safe. The problem of childhood obesity in the united states has grown considerably in recent years between 16 and 33 percent of children and adolescents are obese. Health effects of obesity obesity has a far-ranging negative effect on health each year obesity-related conditions cost over 150 billion dollars and cause an estimated 300,000 premature deaths in the us.
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