CausesWhat are the causes of obesity? (TOP3 CAUSES)There are many causes when it comesdown to obesity. But there are 3 mainspecific ones that are currently happening these days.1. GeneticsThis happens when a family memberhas obesity and it is passed throughout the family for generations. Forexample, a father is obese and the mother is not but there is 50% chance thatthe child may be obese.
This can also happen if the grandparents are obese oranyone in the family is obese and it runs through genes which can cause theperson in the family to get the disease too. When it comes down to genetics itcan also be related to slow metabolism as in eating high amount of calories butburning down less calories can also be a huge issue and can cause obesity.2. TechnologyTechnology plays important roles inour daily lives but it has downside when it comes to making a person lazy. Forexample, a kid can be addicted to television and videos game and would not moveor exercise and choose to stay in bed watch TV play video games constantly,that can cause the person to be obese as this person does not move or try toget into physical activities. Experts are developing technologies daily to makea person’s life easier which can make us do things easy without moving and thatmakes things easier for a person to get obese as they won’t do any physicalactivity and stay in one place.3.
Junk foodJunk food is everywhere as it ischeap and fast way to eat. But these fast foods are chemically engineered tomake you get addicted to it and it is very unhealthy. For example, a person whoeats fast food everyday cause it is cheap can get him addicted to it easily andonce he gets addicted to it, it can cause a lot of healthy issues such asobesity. At a fundamental level obesity occurs when people regularly eat morecalories than they burn them (fast food).