Question Sheet: Packing Fat


Before reading:

  1. What percentage of kids in the United States do you think are overweight or obese? 
  2. Suggest some activities or habits that would help keep you from getting fat.

During reading:

  1. How do doctors figure out whether someone is obese? 
  2. Why has concern about obesity increased lately? 
  3. What illnesses have been linked to weight problems? 
  4. How has the cost of treating problems caused by obesity changed from 1979 to 1999? 
  5. What could someone do if he or she were overweig...

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