Process and Resources

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Step 1: What is obesity?

Research and write down a definition of obesity in your own words. Then use the following links to check your definitions:

List three health problems that can arise from being obese. If you would like to learn more about this topic first, check out this link:

Step 2: Investigating how overeating leads to obesity?

Write down what you think happens when you eat more calories than your body needs. Then fact-check yourself, again this link:

Can you explain why is it important to pay attention to portion sizes when eating? If you need to learn a bit more about this topic first, please visit this link:

Step 3: How does the body process and store calories as fat?

A.Draw a picture or graph explaining how you think the body uses calories for energy – you only need to describe this in simple terms. Now to learn how the body uses calories for energy, check out this link:

A.What happens to excess calories that are not used for energy? Have you ever considered this before? If you need to know more about this topic before you can answer, this link will help you to figure out the link:

Step 4: How does the body burn calories?

List three ways that the body burns calories. And design a poster that will help young people in schools to learn about how they can burn some calories. For help in thinking of these 3 ways, you can visit these sites:

What is metabolism, and how does it affect the body’s ability to burn calories? Lastly, for your poster, it might be good to include some information on the metabolism. If you need help with this, you can visit these links: