Obesity- the condition of being overweight or grossly fat
Americans are becoming more and more obese.
Accumulate- gather together or to acquire an increasing amount of
The dust began to accumulate.
Mass-a coherent typically large body of matter with no definite shape
That was a large mass of homework.
Disease- a disorder of structure or function in a human, animal, or plant, esp. one that produces specific signs or symptoms or that affects a specific location and is not simply a direct result of physical injury.
He was diagnosed with the deadly disease.
Diet- the kinds of food that a person or animal consumes
My diet consists of mostly junk food.
Prevalence- the fact or condition of being prevalent; importantance
The team won several games in a row and now there was a prevalence towards the team
Stigma- a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.
People hate having social stigmas put on them.
Prevent(able)- keep (something) from happening or arising.
Prevent obesity by eating healthy and exercising
Adolescent- in the process of developing from a child into an adult.
The adolescent has a lot to learn
Cardiovascular- of or relating to the heart or blood vessels
The cardiovascular doctor said the mans heart looked fine.
Excessive- more than is necessary, normal or desirable
We bought an excessive amount of food for the party tonight.
Mechanism- a system of parts working together in a machine; a piece of machinery.
He created a new mechanism to help build a successful business.
Sedentary- (of a person) tending to spend much time seated; somewhat inactive.
It was a sedentary type of for the video gamer.
Predispose-make someone liable or inclined to a specified attitude, action, or condition.
If your parents have some certain disease you might be predisposed to get the disease yourself.
Syndrome- a group of symptoms that consistently occur together or a condition characterized by a set of associated symptoms.
The child was diagnosed with down syndrome.