Select 2 of the following 4 questions to answer. Each essay should be 250-500 words.
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1.Define and explain the concepts “personal problem” and “social problem.” Explain how obesity could be viewed as both a personal problem and a social problem. Explain how the causes and consequences of obesity are different when it is perceived as a social problem versus a personal problem..
2.Describe the dramatic increase in the rate of obesity and explain why it increased so dramatically. What is the significance of sugar, fat, and salt? How can their significance be applied to the food industry and its customers/consumers?.
3.Describe in detail the chemically altered process that occurs in the brain when people eat foods that are high in sugar, fat, and salt. Include relevant concepts, their corresponding definitions, and the relationships between them in your explanation..
4.Identify and explain some of the external factors within the food industry that are responsible for the perpetuation of the obesity epidemic. Include in your explanation ways that the food and restaurant industry intentionally manipulate people into eating foods high in sugar, fat, and salt repeatedly..