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Why are the US citizens rapidly becoming more obese?

In this argumentative essay, I will discuss why are the US citizens rapidly becoming more obese? We will discuss what the reasons of obese are and how it can be controlled. To understand the true size of the US obesity epidemic, we need to understand what is really means to be overweight. Basically, doctors and nutrition explain that healthy weight and overweight are obese. These different classifications can be explained by body mass index (BMI). The main measure of obesity is the Body Mass Index, or BMI, which allows comparisons of weight holding elevation constant. BMI is calculated as weight in kilograms separated by height in meters squared. BMI below 20 is considered thin, BMI between 25 and 30 is overweight, and BMI above 30 is obese. Basically, obesity is a medical condition that occurs when a person carries the excess weight that is harmful to his or her health. A six-foot-tall man would be overweight at 184 pounds and obese at 221 pounds. If you are unable to write an acade…