TEEN OBESITY. By: Michayla Slack. Definition of obesity.
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Obesity is an large portion of body fat which makes the person 20 percent heavier than their ideal body weight. "Overweight" is defined as any weight in excess of the ideal range. Obesity is a common eating disorder associated with adolescence.
Also, eating more calories than you burn off would eventually cause you to be obese.
Life has changed a lot over the last few decades which leaves researchers to slightly blame that on the increase in obese teens. From the lack of exercise, to playing video games, and fast food places are factors of teen obesity.