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16 November 2015
Thesis Statement/Specific Purpose Statement The purpose of this speech is to tell you guys that being obese can dramatically affect your lifestyle.
Credibility I have established my credibility by the research I have done.
Significance The significance of this speech is to inform the audience that being obese can cause you to be unhappy and change your opinions upon subjects.
Overview Today I am going to talk to you about how you can prevent obesity, how badly obesity has gotten, and the lives it has changed.
First Main Point For my first topic today, I am going to talk to you about how to prevent Obesity.
Subpoint Encourage healthy eating habits.
Sub-subpoint Provide plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole-grain products.
Sub-subpoint Include low-fat or non-fat milk or dairy products
Sub-subpoint Choose lean meats, poultry, fish, lentils and beans for protein
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/HealthierKids/HowtoMakeaHealthyHome/Portion-Size-Versus-Serving-Size_UCM_304051_Article.jspreasonably sized portions.
Sub-subpoint Encourage your family to drink lots of water
Sub-subpoint Limit sugar-sweetened beverages, sugar, sodium and saturated fat.
Subpoint Remove calorie-rich temptations.
Subpoint Help your kids understand the benefits of being physically active
Subpoint Help kids stay active
Subpoint Reduce Sedentary time(“Screen time”)
(Transition) If the world listened to these facts, then the obesity rate would not be so high.
Second Main Point Obesity has increased highly over the years.
Subpoint According to Jeffry Levi, more than a third of adults (34.9 percent) were obese as of 2011 to 2012.1 More than two-thirds of adults were overweight or obese (68.6 percent).
Sub-subpoint Comparing this to the 1960s, it has doubled. The average American is now 24 pounds heavier.
Third Main Point
“Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers.” Heart.org. American Heart Association, 27 August 2015. Web. 18 November 2015.
Levi, Jeffry. “State of Obesity.” Stateofobesity.org. Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, September 2015. Web. 19 November 2015.