Go to the following link and read about obesity in the United States. Answer the questions below. (Keep in mind that you might have to naviate this website or others to find all of the answers.)


1. In your own words what is the difference in the definition of overweight versus obesity?

2. List three causes and three consequences of obesity.

3. What is caloric balance?

4. How does Minnesota compare to other states in terms of the amount of residents considered obese?

5. What are three healthy strategies that could help obese children in fighting obesity?