Monday, January 28, 2013

The University of Tsukuba IE Phys. Ed B3 Trimester 3 Wk 6

Hello everybody,
Today we are going to talk about obesity. Let's go to our vocabulary flash card set on Quizlet to find out what obesity means. Please click the link: IE-PhysEd B3 Vocabulary.

Look at the image on the left. It shows the how quickly obesity is growing in the United States. Which states had the highest percentage of obese people in 2008?

OK, now let's read and listen to the article. Please click the link: English Speaking Nations Most Overweight.

What do you think? Is obesity increasing in Japan? If so, why do you think so? Please post a comment.


  1. Ryoma4:24 pm

    I think obesity is increasing in Japan.
    The reason is that Japan is also copying an American lifestyle, and that the number of children who don't play outdoors is increasing.

  2. Yukino4:26 pm

    I think that obesity increasing in Japan because it become eating food like American.
    But, Japanese people don't eat more than American, so it is better.
    And japan has many dericious low fat food.
    Japanese food is healthy!

  3. kotowa4:26 pm

    Obesity is increasing in Japan because Japanese often high-calorie foods, for example macdonald.

  4. Keisuke4:27 pm

    I think obesity is not increasing in Japan.
    Because some diet books and goods are very popular in japan.

  5. Shinjuiro Kunii4:27 pm

    The United States has been convinced to the overweight power.
    The ratio also with a free unexpected country was highly surprised.

  6. Obesity is increasing in Japan.
    I think fast food is popular in Japan.
    and I know the news that Japanese fatter children is increasing.

  7. kengo4:27 pm

    I don`t think fat in Japanese.
    Because there are a lot of healthy food.
    For example, rice, fish, aojiru.
    Thank you.

  8. Yukito Kida4:27 pm

    From now on, economy will be activated and business will improve. Therefore, people become rich and the same phenomenon as the United States occurs, Almost all persons become a smart form.

  9. Chisato4:27 pm

    I think obesity is increasing in japan.
    Because, Japanese foods are change.
    We eat fast foods and carbonated drinks.

  10. Hiroki4:27 pm

    I think Japan is increasing obesity.But, according to the article, Japan is one of the slimmest countries.It's unexpected for me!

  11. kenta4:28 pm

    I think increase obesity in Japan.
    Japan has too much food.
    And deveropment fastfood.

  12. Tsukasa4:28 pm

    I think Japanese obesity rates is increasing.
    Because Japan is abundant in food.

  13. takehito4:28 pm

    I think so.
    Because, it is since the stores of a fast food are increasing in number to Japan.

  14. Atsushi4:28 pm

    I think Japan's obesity is increase. Because We eat high calory food every day.

  15. yuuki4:28 pm

    i think japan's obesity rates is increasing today.
    because japan's hood costom is switching american.

  16. Tomohito4:28 pm

    I think obesity is increasing. That's because we are busy, so fast food is needed very much.

  17. Fusako4:29 pm

    I think obesity is increasing in Japan.
    Because Japanese children do not do exercise.

  18. Kazuki4:29 pm

    Because news paper said that japanese boys are getting overweight.
    So,I am careful at meal.

  19. Ryutaro H4:29 pm

    I think japan become fat country because almost Japanese have the habit of eating fish.

  20. Ryota4:29 pm

    I think Japanse are increasing obesity.
    Because Japanse eating junk food are increasing.

  21. taiki4:30 pm

    I don't think so.Because almost women want to lose waight in Japan.So contemporary women are very slender.

  22. I think that American lifestyle doesn't fit Japanese.So I think Japanese is tend to be fat.

  23. Natsuki4:30 pm

    I think Japan is obesity increasing. Because Japanese kids haven't played outdoor than before.
    And Japanease eat fastfood than before.

  24. I think obesity people increase in japan.
    Because the shop which sell unhealthy food increase in japan.
    So, we are careful about choosing food.

  25. Tatsuki4:30 pm

    I think the Japanese obesity rate will increase.
    Japanese lifestyle changed to that of America.