The Most Popular Media in Todays World

Eating out on a daily basis is becoming a part of everyday life of adults as well as adolescent members, particularly in westernized culture. Obesity poses a great problem for society. Unhealthy weight gain mainly due to unhealthy diet and lack of exercise is responsible for a large number of deaths (e.g. over 300,000 in the U.S.) each year.&nbsp. It is quite likely that today’s overweight children would become overweight adults unless a healthier pattern of eating and exercise is adopted and maintained thoroughly. Obese children also face a huge risk of significant health hazards. Apart from different health problems, obese adolescents are also exposed to several psychological problems too.
The present research aims at conducting a popular media-based survey analysis to find out the major factors which are responsible for excessive weight gain among U.S. teenagers along with finding out the extent by which these factors affect teenage obesity in the U.S. For the present paper one of the most popular media in today’s world, the internet will be used for the purpose of the survey.
Before moving onto detail analysis of the media-based survey method and analysis the survey report, it is essential to have an in-depth look into some important aspects related to overweight or obesity, such as the definition of obesity, its causes, etc. These ideas will be helpful during conducting the survey. Along with reviewing existing literature on obesity-related aspects, it is also essential to examine the advantages and disadvantages of internet media-based research method.
Having a few extra pounds in one’s body does not imply obesity. Usually, in medical terms, a child is considered obese when his weight is at least 10 percent more compared to the recommended weight for his height and frame of the body.&nbsp. Usually, obesity starts during childhood&nbsp.within the range of 5 and 6 years and in the period of adolescence.&nbsp. Several studies predicts that a obese child aged between the ages of 10 and 13 has a huge chance, around 80 percent, of becoming an obese adult in future.