Pobesity- the condition of being overweight or grossle fat
Americans are becoming more and more obese.
accumulate- gather together or to acquire an increasing amount of
The dust began to accumulate.
mass:a coherent typically large body of matter with no definite shape
The was a large mass on his spine.
disease- a disorder of structure or function in a human, animal, or plant, esp. one that produces specific signs or symptoms or that affects a specific location and is not simply a direct result of physical injury.
He was diagnosed with the disease.
diet- the kinds of food that a person, animal, or comm
My diet consists of mostly junk food.
prevalence- the fact or condition of being prevalent
stigma- a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.
People hate having social stigmas put on them.
prevent(able)- keep (something) from happening or arising.
Prevent obesity by eating healthy and exercising
adolescent- in the process of developing from a child into an adult.
The adolscent has a lot to learn
cardiovascular- of or relating to the heart or blood vessels
The doctor said everything relating to his cardiovascular looked fine.
excessive- more than is necessary, normal or desirable
We bought an excessive amount of food
mechanism- a system of parts working together in a machine; a piece of machinery.
He created a mechanism.
sedentary- (of a person) tending to spend much time seated; somewhat inactive.
I prefer a sedentary type of lifestyle.
predispose-make someone liable or inclined to a specified attitude, action, or condition.
syndrome- a group of symptoms that consistently occur together or a condition characterized by a set of associated symptoms.
The child was diagnosed with down syndrom.